CAN TAKING THYROID HORMONES HARM YOU? In the video analyzed in this series (10), this man generalizes too far about all pharmaceuticals being harmful interventions. He thinks taking thyroid hormones, just because they happen to be a medicine, can actually kill or damage the thyroid gland (14:27 to 15:25). But thyroid hormone medications are not … Continue reading Part 4: Can taking thyroid hormone kill or damage the thyroid gland?
THE SILVER LINING OF TRUTHS All persuasive claims have a silver lining of logic and common sense, or else they would be too impossible for anyone to believe. He discusses adrenaline. He gives the example of the body's response to an impending car accident. Yes, our body secretes hormones like adrenaline at a very irregular … Continue reading Part 3: Distinguish between temporary and permanent hypothyroidism
The American Thyroid Association prolongs the suffering of patients with autoimmune thyroid damage whose TSH has not yet risen to >10 mIU/L or their Free T4 has not yet fallen below reference. (1, 2) As I will outline in this post, medicine's inability to distinguish "subclinical hypothyroidism" from true hypothyroidism stems from the misguided policy … Continue reading Free T3 testing reveals autoimmune thyroid damage
Choosing Wisely Canada, in its campaign to prevent "unnecessary" Free T3 testing in hypothyroidism, says this at the opening of their justification: "T4 is converted into T3 at the cellular level in virtually all organs." (1) Such a statement makes it seem like T3 hormone only originates from T4 hormone. Admittedly, debate and uncertainty has … Continue reading T3 is not always converted from T4: De novo T3 synthesis