High reverse T3 levels result in a slow metabolism, weight gain, low body temperature and symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Reverse T3 is created from T4 in your body in the presence of inflammation, leptin resistance, insulin resistance and a history of chronic yo-yo dieting.
Taking T4 only medication can actually make high levels of reverse T3 even worse.
This guide discusses how patients get high levels of reverse T3, what causes reverse T3 to be elevated and how to flush high levels of reverse T3 out of your body. We will also discuss the normal ranges of reverse T3 in your body and how to evaluate them in the presence of low T3 levels.
There are ways to treat thyroid resistance but in some cases it requires the use of T3 containing medications.
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This video is not intended to be used as medical advice. If you have questions about your health please consult your physician or primary care provider. Dr. Westin Childs goes to great lengths to produce high quality content but this is NOT a substitute for medical care.