MP Diane Finley presents Canadian Thyroid Patients’ petition

TEXT TRANSCRIPT "On Monday, I was pleased to be the first MP to table petitions on behalf of Canadians in the new House of Commons Chamber. The first petition called on the government to abandon its job-killing Carbon Tax. The second petition was on behalf of Canadians who suffer from thyroid disease and need to …

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The pituitary response is abnormal. Stop TSH worship.

After oversimplifying T4 conversion as if it only converts into T3 (see Part 1 of this post), Canada's endocrinology association make the claim that: "Intracellular T3 levels regulate pituitary secretion and blood levels of TSH, as well as the effects of thyroid hormone in multiple organs." (1) This may be partially true, but it is …

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No, T4 does not always convert to enough T3.

"T4 is converted into T3 at the cellular level in virtually all organs" This is what Canada's endocrinologists claim at the opening of their statement under their recommendation "Don’t use Free T4 or T3 to screen for hypothyroidism or to monitor and adjust levothyroxine (T4) dose in patients with known primary hypothyroidism." What does this …

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Study the patients who need T3 and are harmed by its withdrawal

Clinical trials of T3 (Liothyronine) have been barking up the wrong tree. The limitations of their research designs are now actively harming patients who need T3 medication. Prices for T3 have been rising, medical prejudice against T3 is rising, worldwide T3 shortages are occurring, and patients who truly require T3 are being harmed by denying …

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Why thyroid science is important to a thyroid patients campaign

Okay it's time once again to rally the troops of my dear fellow thyroid patients ... and to rant and rage at the things we're fighting against. I've been pondering things lately. Here's where I'll start, with what really gets under my skin. WE'RE MOCKED. WE'RE SCOLDED. In the doctor's office we as thyroid patients …

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