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  1. Sitaruîm

    Trying to Help my Mom (Hypothyroidism)

    For some years now my mom has been taking Levothyroxine (T4) for her hypothyroidism. She is also bipolar and takes Risperidone and Valcote (sodium valproate). She is pretty functional and active but the main problem that I see is that she sleeps a lot, anywhere from 10 to 12 hours every night...
  2. teds

    Reverse T3

    Hello all, back to thyroid then shall we?? 😂 okay- so I’ve managed to take my TSH from: 1.98 (jan) to 0.12 (august) I’ve been taking Tyromax, slowly increasing over this period. My temps were increasing initially but now they appear to have stalled.. and even gone backwards. In this time I...
  3. F

    How did you manage to lower RT3? - My lab results

    Seems that i found the reason why i do not tolerate thyroid meds.
  4. Tristan Loscha

    Deiodinase & RT3:Seldom Mentioned Diagnostic Edge Cases That Matter

    A member posted this valueable study in a low visibility thread,its a review of the evidence of mistakes in Endocrinological Assessment of Thyroid Function.It is noted that even thorough analysis of the known measurable Parameters leaves a high amount of uncertainty of true availability of...
  5. P

    Serum Thyroid Hormone Changes(negatively) During Whole Body Hyperthermia

    its similar to sauna,isnt it?or even hot tube! Serum thyroid hormone changes during whole body hyperthermia. - PubMed - NCBI In order to elucidate changes in thyroid hormone metabolism during acute heat stress, we measured sequentially serum thyroxine (T4), triiothyronine (T3), and reverse T3...
  6. Giraffe

    Conversion Of T3 And RT3 To T2 PH Dependent

    [ edit : part of post moved from Anybody Know More On The Role Of Type 3 Deiodinase? ] I found this one by chance. Don't know if it helps. Conversion of T3 and rT3 to 3,3'-T2: pH dependency. - PubMed - NCBI
  7. Drareg

    Alzheimers And T3,Rt3

    Ray Peat has written and spoken about Alzheimers and dementia in general. These studies are small but very interesting, I don't understand why they don't check T3 and reverse T3 for Alzheimers.This is all I can find at the moment. Study showing T3 is low in Alzheimers patients . Low Levels...
  8. Y

    Is This Quote From RP On Excess T3 Correct? Can T3 Turn Into RT3?

    I know he apparently later clarified that Reverse T3 is from T4, but I am curious to know why he said the Liver is likely to convert much of the T3 as a defensive response? Is this true? An interesting mistake he made if its not true, thats for sure.