Here's an update on prices in some locations of the world, and Canada, for synthetic T3 medication, known by the chemical name liothyroinine. UNITED KINGDOM & GREECE A Daily Mail article published May 27, 2019 reported the prices for T3 / Liothyronine pills in the UK over time, and today in Greece: 20-25 mcg / … Continue reading Global thyroid pharma economics: T3 meds
PRESS RELEASE: "Society for Endocrinology & British Thyroid Association issue statement against new treatment recommendations for subclinical hypothyroidism" On May 24th, my "rapid response letter" was published on the British Medical Journal website. I was responding to newly published recommendations: https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l2006/rr-6 On May 29th, Several points in this joint statement by the SfE & BTA … Continue reading British endocrinologists agree with Canadian thyroid patient
This post continues my series that examines two ratios T4:T3 thyroid hormone secreted by “the” thyroid gland. The single origin of both these ratios is an article by Pilo et al published in 1990. A simple summary: In Pilo's' study, the huge doses of iodine these 14 people were given every day during the … Continue reading Question Pilo’s study: Iodine dosing biases T4:T3 secretion
In this series, I am examining two T4-T3 thyroid hormone ratios that have been circulating in thyroid medical literature for decades. The first ratio is the “molar ratio” of T4 and T3 hormone secretion from the thyroid gland. The second ratio is the theory that the human body derives 20% of its T3 hormone supply from … Continue reading Question Pilo’s 1990 study. It can be misused to limit your T3 supply.
Today, the British Medical Journal's website published my "rapid response" letter: How can truly hypothyroid patients be accurately diagnosed within the enlarged subclinical category? Link to full text: https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l2006/rr-6 It is a response to the new guidelines for subclinical hypothyroidism: Bekkering, G. E., Agoritsas, T., Lytvyn, L., Heen, A. F., Feller, M., Moutzouri, E., … … Continue reading Letter on diagnosis published on British Medical Journal website