In 2018, Ataoglu and colleagues confirmed and expanded our knowledge of "Low T3 syndrome." Despite a normalized TSH, a Low T3 is deadly not only in acute, critical illness, but in "chronic disease." To be specific, Low T3 is more deadly in some health conditions than others. What should be really shocking to many is … Continue reading Ataoglu: Low T3 in critical illness is deadly, and adding high T4 is worse.
Finally! In the past, the overemphasis on hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis and heart diseases has made many doctors think that only excess T3 and T4 is bad for the heart. We finally have an article that focuses on the real cause-effect relationships on the opposite end of the thyroid dysfunction spectrum: HYPOthyroidism. This May 2019 article … Continue reading The impact of thyroid hormone dysfunction on ischemic heart disease, and how T3 therapy may help
SOURCE Quinlan, P., Horvath, A., Wallin, A., & Svensson, J. (2019). Low serum concentration of free triiodothyronine (FT3) is associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 99, 112–119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.09.002 JAN 2019: Study reports increased risk of Alzheimer's disease with low-normal Free T3 thyroid hormone. "Patients in the lowest FT3 quartile had a more than … Continue reading Low-normal FT3 increases Alzheimer’s Disease risk
Ruiz-Núñez et al's 2018 article, "Higher Prevalence of “Low T3 Syndrome in Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome," breaks down the common misconception that Low T3 syndrome only occurs in critical illness. Low T3 can also occur in a chronic state during chronic illness. A more extreme state of free T3 below reference range occurred in … Continue reading Review: Chronic fatigue syndrome and Low T3
In this set of four social media memes, I chose the theme of the iceberg and glacier as a metaphor because Low T3 generally causes low body temperature. This article does not cite references, since we have already provided enough in our Campaign Statement Rationale pages: Low T3 syndrome, Part 1Low T3 syndrome, part 2 … Continue reading The Low T3 Syndrome in memes