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what is your height and weight
what you need tested is your TSH levels and free T4 levels to know your thyroid hormone levels.
why do you think you have hormone imbalance?
you are overweight at your height
your TSH and free t4 look normal.
I am sorry you are constipated.
what do you eat daily
eating more fruits and vegetables and protiens and cutting out carbohydrates, sugars, white flour, pasta, bread, can help you loose some weight
regular exercise can help you loose weight as well.
are you still having your monthly periods?
your thyroid hormone look normal.
total T4 is not that helpful
free T4 is more important.
was that T4 level a total T4 or free T4?
regular monthly periods means your female hormones are normal
normal T4 (thyroxine) Free is 0.8 - 1.8 ng/dL or 10 - 23 pmol/L
so your free T4 of 1.2 ng/dL looks 100% normal.
changing what you eat can help you loose weight and help decrease pressure in your abdomen
you should get blood testing to check your blood androgen hormone levels
elevated androgen levels in women can be caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome
and can cause weight gain
then you should get blood testing to check your androgen blood levels.
if you are hypothyroid, your doctor should have started you on supplemental thyroid hormone pills like levothyroxine to help bring up your thyroid hormone levels.
I have a history of grave's disease with overactive thyroid hormone production
so I have killed off my thyroid gland with radioactive I-131 iodine
and now I take levothyroxine daily and get by thyroid hormone levels TSH and free T4 levels checked every 6 months or so.
bloated can be from your bowels being inflamed from gluten, white flour, soda, sugar, processed foods, milk, alcohol,
are you willing to change and improve your diet?
that is good
ask your doctor to check your blood androgen hormone levels to see if they are elevated.
that is good you are seeing a private endocrinologist.
I am sorry you don't feel well.
ask for blood testing for androgen levels
you could have polycystic ovarian syndrome which can cause weight gain and irregular periods.
polycystic ovarian syndrome will cause elevated blood androgen levels in your system.
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