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Baseline labs: HDL and TSH are high

Discussion in 'Optimal Labs' started by Lisa Norton, Sep 14, 2021 at 7:38 PM.

  1. Lisa Norton

    Lisa Norton Silver

    Hi All,

    I just got my baseline lab results. Feedback or insights welcome.

    HDL is higher than normal for me. Still waiting for my 23andme results.

    TSH is high. I have Hashimoto's but I stopped taking Armour Thyroid years ago.

    Labcorp SARS-CoV2 antibody test came back negative which surprised me because I thought I had it in December 2019.

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  2. JanSz

    JanSz Gold

    DHEA SULFATE =36 NORMAL (8-188) mcg/dL---------------low(50mg/day DHEA pills)
    CORTISOL, TOTAL 13.9 NORMAL mcg/dL--------------------highish
    SODIUM 137 NORMAL 135-146 mmol/L----------------------lowish
    T3, FREE 2.5 NORMAL 2.3-4.2 pg/mL-----------------------lowish
    urinePH 7.5 NORMAL 5.0-8.0--------------------------???maybe high (sodium???+potassium???, get potassium RBC)
    TRIGLYCERIDES 78 NORMAL <150 mg/dL-----------------ok
    TSH 52.28 HIGH 0.40-4.50 mIU/L----------------------------------(lugols + selenium)(wonder how pituitary acts with other hormones it produce)
    VITAMIN D, 25-OH, TOTAL 58 NORMAL 30-100 ng/mL----------(not bad but should be much higher)(sun+ 10000iu/day, get it to 100)

    CHOLESTEROL, TOTAL 346 HIGH <200 mg/dL

    Do not take statins.
    When your DHEAs gets higher, it may fall some.
    All steroid, vit D and other hormones are made off cholesterol.
    Body sensing low hormones is trying to provide building material for them.
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2021 at 6:36 PM
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  3. Lisa Norton

    Lisa Norton Silver

    @JanSz thank you so much for this interpretation! I really appreciate you sharing your from your experience and wisdom :)
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  4. JanSz

    JanSz Gold

    Thank you.
    But please remember that I am not a doctor (of any kind).

    You may learn lots of good information if you would do these tests (periodically, say once every 6 months) at

    Micronutrient Test
    Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPPĀ®)

    and once in the lifetime:
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2021 at 3:10 PM
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  5. Lisa Norton

    Lisa Norton Silver

    will do, Jan, thanks for sharing
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    JanSz Gold

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