Hello, I am new to this site and have a question. Has anyone else had blood tests reveal the following: Low T4, Low T3 AND Low Reverse T3 Serum? I am not sure what to make of it because everything I have seen on-line in my searches shows when T3 is low then Reverse T3 is elevated but both my results showed low.
Symptoms - weight gain from 132 to 165 in 1 year (probably would have gained more but started eating ~1000 calories a day has stemmed gain but have not lost an ounce in 3 months), lethargic, depressed (probably due to weight gain , excessive sweating, dry skin/hair.
Doc also did a test that showed my SHBG level is 170, which is way high at 43 years old. Looked that up and said could be attributable to anorexia, which I assure all I am NOT!! Love food would love to be able to eat more of it without gaining weight.
And last piece of puzzle - I do have a tumor in my pituitary glad but it is being treated with meds and prolactin levels only slightly elevated 56.