causes of high reverse t3

High Reverse T3: 6 Causes + How to Avoid them

Why You should care About your Reverse T3 LevelIf you are new to the world of thyroid problems then something like reverse T3 may be a bit of a conundrum to you.  I know it may seem confusing but we can break it down into very simple terms which will help you understand why this metabolite …

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Synthroid isn't working

Synthroid: 5 Reasons it isn’t working for you

Synthroid Can Work (But not always)Look.  Many people are quick to jump on the bandwagon and make statements like Synthroid or levothyroxine simply don’t work.  But is that actually true? Not entirely. In fact, Synthroid CAN work for a lot of people.  But it is true that there are other options which may be BETTER for many of you …

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Thyroid Therapies You can use (at Home) Without a Doctor

Thyroid Therapies You can use (at Home) Without a Doctor

One of the most frustrating aspects of having a thyroid problem is getting on the right treatment/therapy.  For most people, this includes changing up the medication they are taking to include some combination of T4 + T3 medication.  If you aren’t familiar with this idea and why it is so superior to taking just Synthroid/levo alone I …

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thyroid medication dosage chart

Thyroid Medication Dosage & Conversion Chart (For All Thyroid Medications)

Are you taking one type of thyroid medication but considering switching to another? If so, then this is the article for you.  The truth is that while many thyroid medications contain similar ingredients the switching process is not as straightforward as you might think.  We are going to talk about switching from T4 only medications (levothyroxine & Synthroid) …

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Thyroid deiodinase: How D1, D2 and D3 impact thyroid function

Thyroid Deiodinase: How D1, D2 & D3 Enzymes Impact Thyroid Function

Thyroid deiodinase enzymes serve to manage thyroid hormone at every level of metabolism.  Even more important is the fact that these enzymes can become dysregulated by everyday common medical conditions.  Understanding the importance of these enzymes is critical to understanding how to further treatment, especially if you are taking thyroid medication such as levothyroxine or Synthroid.  This post …

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T3 basics the test, the medication, the hormone

(Thyroid Beginner Series #4) T3 Basics: The Test, The Medication, The Hormone

This is lesson #4 in my thyroid beginner series and today it's all about the hormone T3.

The last lesson we discussed the value of T4, how it is produced, what it does and how it influences your body. 

We're going to do the same thing in this lesson but discuss the other (more active) thyroid hormone: 

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T4 basics: the test, the medication, the hormone

(Thyroid Beginner Series #3) T4 Basics: The Test, The Medication, The Hormone

This is video #3 in my thyroid beginner series and today it's all about T4. 

T4 is essential in understanding your thyroid because it's actually 3 different things in one. 

T4 is a prescription medication, a hormone which your body produces naturally and a test which you can order. 

Learn the differences, what they mean and how they can help you manage your thyroid: 

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Is having a suppressed TSH dangerous? Learn the pros and cons

Is Having A Suppressed TSH Dangerous? Learn the Pros & Cons

Is having a suppressed TSH dangerous to your body? Will it cause bone loss or damage to your heart? Can the negative side effects be mitigated or avoided with other interventions? In this post, we will discuss the pros and cons of having a suppressed TSH including what potential negative side effects it can cause, how to avoid …

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Triiodothyronine (T3) hormone guide includingg how it works and why you need it

Triiodothyronine (T3) Hormone Guide: How it Works & Why you Need it

Learn everything you need to know about the thyroid hormone Triiodothyronine including how it functions in your body, how it is produced, the symptoms associated with deficiency and how to improve (both naturally and through medication) and optimize your levels in this post: Read moreTriiodothyronine (T3) Hormone Guide: How it Works & Why you Need it

T3 and T4 Thyroid hormone guide

T3 and T4 Hormone Guide: What they Mean, Optimal Levels & More

T3 and T4 play a critical role in maintaining thyroid function.  Perhaps more important is that they are often ignored by conventional physicians despite being easily available through routine blood testing.  Learn the importance of T3 and T4 including how to interpret your lab values, how these hormones function in your body, and how to optimize treatment …

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