T4 and T3 are two hormones that your thyroid gland produces on a daily basis. Reverse T3 is a degradation...
Thyroid is a small gland located in your anterior neck below the Adam’s apple. It produces two thyroid hormones, T4 and T3.
Between T4 and T3, it is T3 that is the active hormone, Dr. Zaidi explains. It controls our metabolism, weight, and mood. In addition, T3 is important for the health of our heart, muscles, bones, skin, digestion, and reproductive system.
Dr. Zaidi elaborates on T4 which primarily serves as a reservoir for the production of T3. However, T4 to T3 conversion does not take place properly in many individuals such as patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
Thyroid Function Tests
Free T3 and Free T4 are the most accurate thyroid function tests. However, many physicians order TSH, which is a pituitary hormone. In fact, it is an indired way to assess your thyroid function. Often, TSH may be a misleading test.
Many patients continue to experience symptoms despite a normal thyroid test. Find out why?
Low T3 (and T4) can lead to Symptoms of Hypothyroidism.
Unfortunately, many patients continue to suffer from hypothyroidism despite taking levothyroxine, Dr. Zaidi explains why. Then, Dr. Zaidi elaborates on his new, scientific, and effective approach to the treatment of hypothyroidism. In addition, he discusses the alternatives to Nature-Throid, NP Thyroid, and Armour Thyroid.
Among others, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a leading cause of hypothyroidism. Dr. Zaidi explains what causes Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, how to accurately diagnose it, and how to cure it using his revolutionary approach.
Too much T3 (and T4) is called Hyperthyroidism.
Dr. Zaidi explains what are symptoms, causes and diagnostic tests for hyperthyroidism.
Graves’s disease, Subacute Thyroiditis and Toxic nodular goiter are three main cases of hyperthyroidism.
Learn about Dr. Zaidi’s revolutionay holistic approach to cure Graves’ disease instead of the usual treatment that simply destroys the thyroid gland with radioactive iodine. Consequently, you become hypothyroid. Then, you have to take thyroid replacement for the rest of your life. Often, you continue to struggle with symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Graves Eye Disease is also called Graves orbitopathy. Dr. Zaidi elaborates on it. In addition, he explains why radioiodine and surgery often worsen Graves’ eye disease. Then, he discusses the treatment of Grave’s orbitopathy.
Dr. Zaidi discusses symptoms, time course, diagnosis, and treatment of Subacute Thyroiditis. He elaborates on how to differentiate it from Graves’ disease.
Toxic nodular goiter can give rise to hyperthyroidism. Dr. Zaidi’s explains how to differentiate it from Graves’ disease. In addition, he discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Toxic nodular goiter.
Dr. Zaidi elaborates how endocrinologists diagnose and treat thyroid cancer.
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Treatment of hypothyroidism typically consists of levothyroxine. What is levothyroxine? It is a synthetic form of thyroxin. What is thyroxine?...
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s disease is a common medical problem. It can affect any individual at any age,...
Levothyroxine does not work in many patients with hypothyroidism. Even when you are taking the correct dose, first thing in...
What are the alternatives to Nature- Throid or NP Thyroid? You wonder after your pharmacist breaks the news these products...
TSH level is often a misleading test for the assessment of thyroid function especially if you have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism....
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