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56 yr old female 5'1" 180 lbs ant to know what the correct

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56 yr old female 5'1" 180 lbs ant to know what the correct levels for me on the following. I will post mine cholesterol 229. Triglycerides 163. LDL 148. HDL 48 thyroid 3.71 taking .112 mcg syntheroid but feel better on 125 or 137 mcg but Dr wont change
it. Also taking 20 mg pravastatin, that's it. What is the best way to get these levels where they need to be. I know I am overweight but gain mostly belly fat . What supplements , foods,diet is best to follow along with exercise. Most of exercise would have
to be done at home since I am caring for my terminally ill Mother. Could some of this be stress related , maybe cortisol also.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

any other medical issues?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Firs of all your thyroid dose should be increased.

A tsh of around 1.0 is ideal

You are too low

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

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