A German physician's take on the RCP recommendations
diogenes in Thyroid UK 3 months agoPOPULAR
I thought I would forward this observation from one of my German colleagues on the quality of the RCP recommendations on thyroid treatment. S...
T4/Levo - Is It Necessary At All?
TappedOut in Thyroid UK 17 days agoPOPULAR
Hi All, Got a two part question for you: 1 ) If FT3 is the gate to functioning, why do we take any t4 at all? Aside from medical industry pol...
STOP THE WITHDRAWAL OF T3!!!
Pamela0106 in Thyroid UK 2 months agoPOPULAR
On Levothyroxine? T4 only treatment?...
I feel better with free t4 higher in range.
Gardenofeden in Thyroid UK 10 months agoPOPULAR
I've had it! I can't seem to feel better with added t3!!!!...
Stopped levo - now only on T3
purplejuicy in Thyroid UK 3 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, so I've been on 50mcg of levo for 4/5 months now with added T3 gradually increasing to 82.25mcg now but I ran out of levo and thought \"w...
NHS stopping T3
Susii in Thyroid UK a month agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone I'm Susi and I had a total Thyroidectomy about three years ago. I have been taking 3 x 20mcg Liothyronine per day and have felt a...
T3 very high
Hidden in Thyroid UK 5 months agoPOPULAR
Serum free triiodothyronine level ( XaERq ) above range T3 7.66pmol/L ( 3.6-6.5 ) serum free T4 level 14.4 pmool/L ( 9.0-19.1 ) serum TSH lev...
Advice regarding a adding bit of T3!
tracie_lp in Thyroid UK 10 months agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone can give me a little bit of guidance regarding adding a bit of T3 to my T4-only medication. I have Hash...
What symptoms tell you how much to change daily dosing by?
TappedOut in Thyroid UK 2 months agoPOPULAR
Hi All, So, I was chatting with a member and he mentioned how some people change their meds daily. As a type I diabetic, that practice remind...
Thyroxin and not being able to lose weight
Montheone in Thyroid UK 4 months agoPOPULAR
In preparation for my 65 year old health check today, I did some research on this site and was shocked that GPs and other health professional...
Thyroid antibody test
Button11 in Thyroid UK 5 months agoPOPULAR
I recently had a private test for thyroid antibodies but when I took it to gp he said it was a pointless test and he doesn't know why they've...
T4 has a role in the brain as well as T3
diogenes in Thyroid UK 5 months agoPOPULAR
This article studying rats has shown that the brain's receptors for thyroid hormones predominate in those that are more sensitive to T4 than ...
Elizalee in Thyroid UK 6 days agoPOPULAR
Hi I am a new member. I am 18 years old and I have been refused levothyroxine by my endo, he has said I no longer need it and he has discharg...
Thyroid UK T3 Survey
lynmynott in Thyroid UK 2 months agoPOPULAR
Thyroid UK is planning a survey about T3 treatment which will enable us to show NICE, NHS England, the British Thyroid Association and other ...
TSH stimulates conversion of reverse T3 to T2
diogenes in Thyroid UK 8 days agoPOPULAR
Interesting paper which shows that ( in the dog ) elevated TSH stimulates the deiodinase enzyme that converts rT3 into T2. This means that if...
Newbie please be gentle. Went private for blood tests, they came back normal and been told no way can it be my thyroid, feeling lost.
KerryHomer40 in Thyroid UK 2 months agoPOPULAR
Where do I start, I have suffered with psoriasis, weight gain and struggle to lose weight, hair loss, heavy flooding and clotting with my per...
Antibodies 77 and TSH 8? Ashwaghanda and Iodine started this.
1bravegirl in Thyroid UK 24 days agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, I have Hashimoto's and TSH went from 3 to 7 after taking too much ashwaghanda and antibodies are 77. I was given levothyroxine b...
Converting from T3
helvella in Thyroid UK 5 months agoPOPULAR
Anyone in the position of having their T3/liothyronine prescription stopped: Ask for the doctor to provide an [ b]evidence-based p...
Desperate for any advice. When will these symptoms go away?
tunia in Thyroid UK 16 days agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, As many of you, I have been on a terrible rollercoaster the last 2 months. I have been on Nature Throid for couple of years, fel...
deborah111 in Thyroid UK 3 months agoPOPULAR
got test results today doctor said normal T4 8.9 TSH 0.03 FT3 4.2 my t4 has never been this low in the twenty years ive been taking thyroxine...
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