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Blurred vision, headaches, Chronic fatigue, depression, mood

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Blurred vision, headaches, Chronic fatigue, depression, mood swings, irregular periods, aching joints, feeling more cold then usual. These symptoms started around 6 months ago and have gotten progressively worse. I Also have what I call cotton wool head ( delayed responses and confusion not able think properly)
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 7 months ago.

Hi

What is your question exactly?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I'm wondering if I have a thyroid problem as all my symptoms point to this but a blood test 6 months ago did not. My symptoms have gotten progressively worse esp in the last 3 months.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
How long till I get a response?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 7 months ago.

What was the TSH on your thyroid function test.

The exact value?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I have no idea the doctor never told me? Just said it looks ok.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 7 months ago.

OK.

that is not good enough.

Labs and most doctors say up to 4.5 is OK.

But, there are newer guidelines.

Over 2.5 can be considered hypothyroid.

You need to check.

Your symptoms more typically fit chronic fatigue.

However, hypothyroid can contribute.

Check the exact values.

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