If anyone wants to share their Canadian thyroid therapy struggle publicly on the Thyroidpatients.ca website and its Facebook and/or Twitter feeds, please either send it to our website's contact form at https://thyroidpatients.ca/contact/ OR send it to us via FB private message. We will edit and post it as time permits. This way our voices can … Continue reading Calling for Canadian thyroid patient stories
Thyroid Patients called out in 2018, "Optimize our therapy." We climbed uphill despite fatigue, hearts full of hope. History has twisted biology, making TSH a tyrant and forcing T4 to work alone. But TSH and T4 are servants of the Queen of All Thyroid Hormones, mighty T3.
On New Year's, let's reflect on all our accomplishments this year with the petition and our social media. I offer two thoughts to boost our spirits for the journey ahead. You and me, as individual patients, are not alone in this struggle for better thyroid therapy. Patients who are currently doing well on thyroid therapy … Continue reading In 2019, Together we can turn the tide
The standard measure of thyroid gland health (the TSH normal range) is not a fair or accurate measure of thyroid hormone sufficiency in thyroid therapy. And the same meme, this time with MEN -- since men have hypothyroidism too. In a 2015 article, Midgley et al (1) wrote "the effective TSH level derived in a … Continue reading Dosing by TSH results in FT3 inequity and health discrimination