How TSH ultrashort feedback works, and antibody interference

This post takes a closer look at the "ultrashort feedback loop," the biological mechanism by which the TSHR stimulating antibody (TSAb) can oversuppress TSH in any autoimmune hypothyroid patient. TSHR ANTIBODY EFFECTS ON MANY ORGANS As most people know, in Graves' disease, when TSH receptors on the thyroid gland are overstimulated by TSH-Receptor antibodies (TSAb), …

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TSHR Antibodies can distort TSH secretion

There’s an underestimated, under-studied TSH feedback loop that almost nobody talks about. By means of acting on this feedback loop, a thyroid antibody may have a direct effect on TSH secretion as well as our T4 and T3 levels. This antibody is far more prevalent and clinically relevant than many endocrinologists and our health care …

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BIBLIO: Atrophic Thyroiditis

We have compiled a bibliography on Atrophic Thyroiditis and the TSHR antibody that is continually under development. 127 items exist in the bibliography as of December 2018 Screenshot The database is in a Google Spreadsheet. Click this link to access : https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MlwMCGUnEF_ptUE9S9znMnN5oNkuAqA2fUNxvD2zrRw/edit?usp=sharing  

The THIRD type of autoimmune thyroid disease: Atrophic Thyroiditis

Do you know about the THIRD type of autoimmune thyroid disease? Atrophic Thyroiditis causes hypothyroidism, but it's NOT Hashimoto's. Myths and lack of knowledge Most doctors and patients have never heard about Atrophic Thyroiditis (AT). That's because it's not taught in med school, and an ultrasound is not usually ordered unless a thyroid gland is …

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