• tca300: I understand this is off topic from what you typically teach, but I was wondering if you have run across any information or learned on your own, things that help people grieve over lost loved ones, and or fear of losing others to death? Thank you!

    Ray Peat: It activates the “helplessness” reactions in the body, stress weakening your own life, and I think it can help to get out of that if you think of your life as a continuation of theirs—the same life, though with fewer bodies.

    Rest in Paradise, Raymond Peat  October 12, 1936 - November 24 2022

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thyroxine

  1. GreekDemiGod

    Anyone having success on T4 monotherapy or T4 with a little bit of T3?

    If yes, please specify your dose. Common dosages for T4 range from 50 to 200 mcg, which is higher that what I see on this forum. I'm currently doing 75mcg T4 + 25mcg T3.
  2. L

    T4 Causes Sleep Problems At Nights?

    I have read that it should actually improve sleep, and make you relaxed and sleepy but me and another person I give the t4 both experience insomnia or only a few hours of sleep in total, with tossing and turning, when we take it in the evenings. The dose is 25 mcg. Has anybody else experienced...
  3. haidut

    PUFA And Endotoxin (LPS) Inhibit Vitamin D And Thyroid Transport / Activity

    The "good" news for PUFA and endotoxin just keep on coming. I already posted a few studied showing that PUFA inhibits binding of androgens to their receptor and increases binding of estrogens to their receptor. This new study shows that PUFA and endotoxin inhibit the binding of vitamin D to...
  4. haidut

    Biotin Can Actually Raise T4 And Lower TSH

    A few users ( @aguilaroja ) posted recent case studies showing that biotin in doses as "low" as 10mg daily can interfere with lab test results and produce false positives for a number of conditions. Perhaps the most widely publicized interference is related to thyroid lab tests. Several people...
  5. haidut

    Thyroid May Treat Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

    The so-called fetal alcohol syndrome has been on the rise over the last 2 decades and its symptoms largely overlap with the "adult" alcohol syndrome or at least the behavioral parts of it. Broda Barnes once wrote that he never treated an alcoholic who was not also hypothyroid and that he also...
  6. haidut

    The Thyromimetic Mechanism Of Androsterone (and Other Androgens)

    As I posted in one of the androsterone threads, studies in the first half of the 20th century discovered hypocholesteremic and pyrogenic effects of androsterone and many animal models and also in humans. However, the direct mechanism for these effects of androsterone was not elucidated by these...
  7. Parsifal

    Increases In Geomagnetic Activity Are Associated With Increases In Thyroxine Levels

    http://www.researchgate.net/publication ... nin_Levels
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