02-08-2009, 10:24 AM
Points: 20,142, Level: 61
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| | Re: BLOATED with LOW ESTROGEN!
Originally Posted by skinnyb4
I Had my Dr. check my TSH, FT3,FT4, and they came back normal. I asked him recently to check my adrenals and he said "no, because if you had adrenal problems, than you would be sick" So assuming thyroid and adrenals are in check, than what am I looking for?
what is potasium/sodium ratio?
do i need to just watch the salt and sodium in the foods I eat?
40-50 % of the population has some form of thyroid imbalances so normal for people is TSH >2 can indicate hypothyroidism and ft3 <3.3 and ft4 < 1.2 can also indicated this. Dr mariano has made this issue very clear and dr's need to treat symptoms rather then numbers on the scale.