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My latest tsh levels are 4.580. I am currently on 60 mg of

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my latest tsh levels are 4.580. I am currently on 60 mg of armour thyroid. Does this mean I need an increase as this means I have too much circulating in my body?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.

This is Dr. David

TSH of 4.580 is too high and means your dose of armour thyroid hormone is too low.

you are hypothyroid or have too low thyroid hormone in your body.

you should talk to your doctor about increasing your thyroid hormone dose.

you want to get your TSH levels between 0.3 and 3.0

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