1. Mr Joe

    Confusion about NDT and T4

    Broda Barnes cured several diseases by using "grains" so I suppose he was using NDT. I don't remember him focusing on T3 only. In the protocol to heal hypothyroidism, thyroid might be needed for years in some cases. My question is : How come Broda Barnes never really cared about rt3 ? Why some...
  2. tastyfood

    I started taking less T4 and I tanked my Reverse T3 (RT3) below detectable levels

    I've always had pretty "good" RT3 results despite taking north of 100 mcg of T4 per day. The range is 9.2-24.1 ng/dL. I've had results as low a 7.4 while taking this much T4 (about 125mcg per day), and it typically coincided with lower cortisol results. So, this time, I had been experimenting...
  3. tastyfood

    Lowest rT3 (reverse T3) result I've ever gotten: 7.4 ng/dL

    I have always had reverse T3 on the lowest end of the range, and this time it was below range: 7.4 ng/dL For the last month and half I have experimented with a 2:1 T4 to T3 ratio, taking 100 mcg of T4 and between 40 to 50 mcg consistently almost every day (split in 4 to 5 doses depending on my...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. FitnessMike

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

    Seems that i found the reason why i do not tolerate thyroid meds.
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
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