- Jan 1, 2013
HD: Ok. You’re saying it is reasonable to assume that thyroxin in its own right will be the treatment of choice for people with Hashimoto ?
RP: Well, yeah. Especially in men. But since women are the main people who have Hashimoto, it’s very likely to bring on symptoms. It’s very reasonable to try it. But as soon as they start getting symptoms of worse hypothyroidism, then it’s time to give them the complete thyroid hormone.
RP: The brain and the immune system, for example, the optimum temperature seems to be around 101, maybe even a little higher.
RP: …on one of my trips, talking to doctors and such, I’ve ran into a doctor who looked horrible, said he hadn’t slept for three nights. And I mentioned my experience with thyroid, and gave him 10mcg of cytomel. And the next night of my talk, he pulled me aside before introducing me, and said: “That stuff’s better than morphine!”.