thyroid

  1. Hans

    One of the best TRT alternatives (natural potent stack)

    Going on TRT can be a challenging decision. How long are you going to be on? How are you going to get off? Do you want to get off? What about fertility, risks, success rate, etc? I'm not trying to say TRT shouldn't be an option, but want to give an alternative. Fixing hypogonadism naturally is...
  2. Randle Cyclist

    Cinnamon Lowers Serum T3?

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26374392/ Has anyone come across this study before? I don't have access to the full study but it would appear cinnamon lowers circulating levels of T3. Based on the keywords, I believe Ceylon cinnamon was used. The human equivalent dose, about 65mg per kg, is...
  3. Mauritio

    Uncoupling increases T3

    It has long been shown that T3 increases uncoupling ,but this study shows that it also works vice versa : Uncoupling (through BAT activation) increases deiodinase type 2 ,which catalyzes T4 toT3 conversion . This should create a positive feedback loop. If you uncouple your metabolism with...
  4. D

    GC-1 Sobetirome

    Has anyone seen this? Super cool research chemical in phase 1 clinical trials. It acts much like T3 without a lot of the side effects. What do y'all think? I'm thinking about experimenting with my lab rat.
  5. Hans

    Perfect health trilogy for reducing stress, lowering cortisol and improving health

    Hi guys, I haven't been writing a lot of articles lately since I've got a lot on my plate atm. Soon I'll start writing more again, but in the meanwhile, I'm relatively active on my YT channel. I thought I'd share this vid about stress management since keeping stress at bay is one of the most...
  6. Twohandsondeck

    Handling seborrheic dermatitis w/ zinc & thyroid (NDT)

    Pulling the ripcord on this one just a tad early considering the next package of information/ experience/practice I've accrued has come to another stopping point. Here are some recent pictures as things continue to improve daily: ________________________________ I'll attempt to...
  7. ursidae

    Mold in the house, but you can’t move- what do you do??

    What do you do when there’s mold and you don’t have the money to renovate the place, or the money to rent at the moment? Is there ways to minimise the damage to the body. Does mold really affect healthy people? I managed to spend 3 weeks at a flat with no mold. I feel better and can...
  8. Soren

    Thyroid (t3) causes body odor change what is the cause? Should I stop?

    Has anyone ever noticed a change in body odor once they have started supplementing thyroid? My body odour has definitely gotten worse since I started which is a shame because before it was never very foul smelling now it smells quite sour and acidic. I've been supplementing with T3 during the...
  9. T

    Weakened erection during sex after high dose of iodine from Norwegian kelp email to Ray included

    Hey all, I emailed this to Ray Peat but I hope someone can chime in here as well: "Dear Dr. Peat, I will donate 5 dollars to your PayPal account. I'm very worried about my physical state, I took 750 mcg of iodine or even more (I forgot the exact dosage) from a Norwegian kelp supplement for 4...
  10. P

    Avoiding cypro fogginess?

    I just recently ordered @haidut's cyproheptadine (mainly for digestive issues), and it seems like many people who have taken it seem to get extremely foggy and tired, even if it helps their other symptoms. To anyone who has experience with cypro, how did you overcome this? I also hear some...
  11. R

    Has anyone successfully lowered thyroid antibodies?

    Has anyone here successfully monitored high antibodies, did something (supplementing t4, t3, or doing changes in diet, or any other thing) and then consistently tested low antibodies? If so, what did you do and can you post your labs? In my case, my last lab (before covid, I haven't done labs...
  12. B

    Tissue concentrations of Menaquinone-4 (Vitamin K2 MK-4)

    Have you ever asked yourself why MK7 has a higher serum half life than MK4? It was often mentioned on the forum that MK4 is directly distributed to tissue. - But which tissue actually? Have a look at Table 1. (Conversion of Phylloquinone (Vitamin K1) into Menaquinone-4 (Vitamin K2) in Mice) Or...
  13. BearWithMe

    Boosting metabolism causes huge stress reaction in very well fed body

    I'm eating 400-500g of sugar and 200-250g of protein every day. Around 3000 kcal daily. All good quality, Peaty foods. Oranges, raisins, milk, cheese, organ meats. I'm eating every hour or so. Yet I can't handle even the slightest metabolic boost. 100mg of caffeine, 50mg of niacinamide, 150mg...
  14. Hans

    How to lose fat safely while Peating

    This is a frequent topic on the forum. What about fat loss and fatty acid oxidation, glucuronidation, cortisol, thyroid, etc? All are discussed in the article. How to lose fat safely while Peating
  15. Gohan

    Tiromel/liothyronine Balkans source

    Hey guys, Lost my source of T3 and i am in a desperate need for a source in the Balkans. I live in North Macedonia so i wanted to know if T3 is available somewhere in the neighboring countries: Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania or on the Balkans?
  16. Soren

    Can Thyroid Medication Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes?

    Does anyone know if thyroid medication can cause swelling of the lymph nodes? I would assume that it can as too much can cause the swelling of the thyroid and that thyroid hormone helps produce white blood cells and the white blood cells are produced in the lymph nodes so that supplementing...
  17. Charger

    Thoughts on Recent Bloodwork (02/27/2021)

    I recently started taking 50mcg of T3 daily and could tell it was boosting my androgens and wanted to get some bloodwork to get an eye on where I was at. My testosterone is the highest it's ever been at 32, up from the 670 ng/dL I've hovered around the past couple of years, and way up from the...
  18. CreakyJoints

    Sympathetic practitioners in the UK?

    Hello, I'm sorry if this isn't quite the right sub-forum to put this in, please do move it if it's better categorised elsewhere. I'm looking for any medical practitioners in the UK that might be sympathetic/receptive to Ray Peat's ideas (or I suppose one who is at least familiar with Broda...
  19. Q

    Taking thyroid vs red light on thyroid?

    I saw that you can increase your thyroid output by shining red light on it. Now I wonder how different that is to taking thyroid? Has anyone tried both and can compare them? A big benefit from my point of view is that I can legally get red light but not thyroid. Also the additives in the...
  20. Mauritio

    GABA decreases flouride inuced hypothyroidism; more effective than thyroid hormone

    This study shows that GABA increases thyroid hormones that were downregulsted from fluoride ingestion in mice . This shows what a pro metabolic and protective effect GABA has on the body . So people drinking high fluoride water might want to stack up on GABA for thyroid protection . "Subacute...
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