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I am male years oldhave a very positive mindsetbut feeling

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i am male 69 years old
have a very positive mindset
but feeling fatigued and tired all the time
cant be bothered to do things
feel cold all the time and wear bed socks even through the summer
basal body temperature is around 35.8 to 36.4
pulse around 69 - 72 beats per minute
not sleeping very well
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello I am Doctor Thomas, a double board certified doctor in internal medicine and integrative medicine, with advanced training in several other fields. I am a clinician of over 20 years experience. I will give you an initial answer or ask you a question, but be sure to use reply to expert to communicate with me as needed.Have your thyroid function checked.This is done with a lab test.If your TSH is above 2.5 you are hypothyroid most likely.Have all routine labs to rule out anemia and other problems.And an exam to see if further testing than this is needed. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.