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the connection between low T3 and chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Low T3 (The Connection)

When Traditional Thyroid Testing and Treatment FailsDid you know that some people who have chronic fatigue syndrome have some very interesting thyroid lab tests? These lab tests may shed light on what is happening to cause chronic fatigue syndrome, at least in some individuals.  Why is this important? Because the thyroid lab findings in these patients are NOT …

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mold exposure and thyroid problems

Mold Exposure Causes Low T3 but can be Treated with T3 Medication

Is Mold Causing Your Thyroid Problems?It really shouldn’t surprise you to hear that mold exposure is harmful to your health.  We now have numerous studies which link exposure to the toxins from mold to MANY medical conditions include:Chronic fatigue syndromeInfection sensitivityRespiratory infectionsImmune dysfunctionFungal sinusitisAsthmaNeuropathyAnd now we can add thyroid dysfunction to that list.  A recent study from​​ …

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testing for thyroid conversion issues

Testing for Thyroid Conversion Issues (What tests you need & how to do it)

What is Thyroid Conversion?Thyroid conversion is probably one of the most important aspects of thyroid function that you probably aren’t even aware of.  That’s a bold statement, I know, but I think you’ll agree with me after we have this discussion.  First off: What is thyroid conversion?  Thyroid conversion is the process by which your body ACTIVATES the thyroid …

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T4 to T3 conversion: factors that decrease thyroid function

T4 to T3 Conversion: Factors That Decrease Thyroid Function

This is lesson #5 in the thyroid beginner series. 

As you know, this series is designed to help you understand the most basic concepts about thyroid function so you can be a better advocate for your own health

Today is all about T4 to T3 conversion. 

This is the process by which your body creates and activates thyroid hormone. 

It's important because there are steps that you can take to actively enhance this conversion process and help reduce (or improve) your symptoms. 

Let's jump in: 

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