It seems as if your body is converting T4 hormone better in Spring than in winter.
There are seasonal variations in hormone production.
You might want to alternate 2.5 grains with 3 grains of Armour on an every other day basis and see how that regimen works for you.
Its possible that your changing levels of Armour is what it throwing your labwork off.
Upping and lowering dosage, changing meds, ratios of T3 to T4... all of them have a ripple effect on your entire body since thyroid hormone has its finger in just about every cell and process in your body.
Where you are in your menstrual cycle can change your progesterone levels dramatically, with virtually none being produced while you bleed. Here's a graph that charts it: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Progesterone_du
So where you are in your menstrual cycle is something to be aware of.
You may want to try supplemental progesterone cream IF your labs were taken at another time of the month.
High calcium and phosphorus... do you drink a lot of milk or take calcium supps?
Out of range high calcium is usually the result of a parathyroid ademona, not something wrong with the pituitary. High calcium can also be the result of a thyroid gland that isn't functioning properly.
Albumin... have you been eating adequate protein? Low protein is a frequent cause. You might want to try an unflavored whey supp to help increase it if protein isn't your thing. I really like it after my mornings in the gym.
Things do go out of whack when you change your dosage of thyroid.
And I agree with you about doctors.
They are there when you have problems you can't handle, like lawyers and the police.
Our job is figure out what we need on a day to day to stay healthy.
Hope everyone is having a good Memorial Day, and remembering those who have helped keep our Nation one of the better places on this planet.
Edited by: MZZCHIEF at: 5/27/2013 (15:22)
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