55 Steps: A movie with applications to thyroid therapy

In this 2017 movie's portrayal of a patient's true story, Elanor Riese was given medications that damaged her quality of life and made her appear more mentally incompetent than she was to begin with. Elanor initially sought psychological help because of her fear of death, but she was  forced into abusive medical treatment that limited … Continue reading 55 Steps: A movie with applications to thyroid therapy

The blindness of TSH to the most powerful thyroid hormone.

Standard therapy for hypothyroidism today is built on a myth of TSH omniscience. "Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is the most sensitive and specific test for the investigation and management of primary thyroid dysfunction" (1) If TSH is so "sensitive," then why is TSH completely blind to blood levels of the most powerful thyroid hormone, T3, … Continue reading The blindness of TSH to the most powerful thyroid hormone.