The Production of Thyroid Hormone Part Two The thyroid has far reaching effects on health from fetal development to adulthood. Successful treatment of thyroid disorders requires a solid understanding of the production of thyroid hormone and how this relates to … Continue reading →
Iodine Treatment of Graves’ Disease Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD This is Part Two, For Part One, Click Here. Header image: thyroiditis. Notice disruption of basal laminar membrane of the follicles with release of colloid. Notice inflammatory, lymphocytic infiltrate surrounding … Continue reading →
Thyroid T3/T4 Combination Therapy vs T4-Monotherapy by Jeffrey Dach MD Susan is a 42-year-old Professor of Literature at the local college. About four years ago, she was treated with radioactive iodine (thyroid ablation) for Graves’ Disease. Susan now requires lifelong … Continue reading →
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis with Normal TSH, When to Treat ? A 15 year old girl in high school arrived to my office with her mother. She carried the diagnosis of Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroid Disease. Her laboratory studies showed a TSH within … Continue reading →
Finding the Right Thyroid Doctor by Jeffrey Dach MD Finding the right thyroid doctor is perhaps the single most important step in your road to recovery. If you are on T4 monotherapy with your local endocrinologist, and doing well, then … Continue reading →
Paradigm Shift from Levothyroxine to Combination T3 T4 Thyroid As regular readers of my work will know, one of the errors in mainstream endocrinology is the dogmatic insistence on T4 mono-therapy only. Only one single medicine, T4 only, may be … Continue reading →
Which Thyroid is Best, Natural, Synthetic or Combination? Susan is a 42 year old Professor of Literature at the local college (left image). 4 years ago, she had thyroid ablation with radioactive iodine for her Graves’ Disease. Susan now requires … Continue reading →
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