Thyroid Hormones & Treatment

Paul is an active advocate for thyroid patients through his regular blog posts, which offer a wealth of information that both relate to his books as well as current news and insights.

Posts on thyroid hormones and how they function within the body will be in this category. As will the relationship to other hormones like cortisol. This category will cover the proper testing and treatment of thyroid hormones using all the thyroid treatments.

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T3 Thyroid Hormone and Cortisol Relationships Summary

I was asked recently to explain my views on the relationship of the T3 thyroid hormone to Cortisol. This is ...

Pharmaceutical Equivalency of Levothyroxine (T4), Liothyronine (T3) and Natural Desiccated Thyroid (NDT)

I have worked with thousands of thyroid patients over the past fifteen years. In my Recovering with T3 book back ...

Why T3, or Liothyronine, is Usually Taken in Multi-Doses Per Day

This blog post discusses why multi-dosing with T3-Only or T3-Mostly medication is more effective and safer for the majority of ...

Why So Many Thyroid Patients Fail to Recover on Levothyroxine (T4)

This is a great new blog post from Dr Tania S. Smith of Thyroid Patients Canada. The post clearly spells ...

Be Patient and Systematic When Changing Thyroid Medication Dosage

During thyroid treatment when either the medication type or the dosage is being adjusted, it is really important to use ...

Can FT3 be Used to Manage Liothyronine (T3) Thyroid Treatment?

Many doctors and thyroid patients think that the FT3 thyroid lab test can be used to assess whether the dosing ...

Could Atrophic Thyroiditis Be Your Problem? It is Not Always About Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

This blog post is based on an article from Dr Tania S. Smith, and on discussions between Dr Smith and ...

We Need a New Paradigm of Thyroid Treatment!

It is desperately clear to thyroid patient support groups and to many well-informed thyroid patients that there is an urgent ...

A Healthy Thyroid Gland Can Compensate for Poor T4 to T3 Conversion – Implications for Thyroid Treatment

Dr. Tania S. Smith of Thyroid Patients Canada has written a technically excellent article entitled Thyroid T3 Secretion Compensates for ...

The Hypothyroidism Numbers Trap: Thyroid Production of T4 and T3 and Conversion Rate of T4 to T3 is Not Fixed

This article is based on an excellent new blog post by the Canadian Thyroid Patient's group Dr. Tania S. Smith. ...