GRAPHIC and discussion: T3 Depletion

Illness as trigger of T3 depletion Science understands this process of T3 depletion as "non-thyroidal illness." It has been called "non-thyroidal" because paradoxically, people with normal thyroid glands experience this deep, yet temporary hypothyroidism when they become very ill. It is believed that during illness, the body protects itself by lowering its metabolic set-point. The … Continue reading GRAPHIC and discussion: T3 Depletion