What is the best treatment for hypothyroidism? Comments by DR.Guttler While the majority of clinical thyroidologists still consider LT4 as then treatment of choice for hypothyroidism, the patients who are unhappy with LT4 therapy were the...More info
Survey of Thyroid Specialists by American Thyroid Association: Adverse Outcomes with Thyroid Hormone Extract THE
Survey of Thyroid Specialists by American Thyroid Association: Adverse Outcomes with Thyroid Hormone Extract THE Shrestha RT et al Endo Prac 23(5) May 2017 p.566 The adverse symptoms reported. Hyperthyroid 60%—-Hypothyroid...More info
Thyroid Specialists Comments on Patient’s Use of Thyroid Extract THE Sample of Comments by physicians about Adverse Events “I never prescribe THE, but new patients to me are taking it. I insist they switch to LThyroxine”. I...More info
Thyroid Treatment 101: Time to Get Rid of Thyroid Extract: 19 th Century Treatment in the 21 st Century.
Thyroid Treatment 101: Time to Get Rid of Thyroid Extract THE: 19 th Century Treatment in the 21 st Century. Shrestha RT et al Endocrine Practice 23(5) May 2017 Adverse effects from Armour thyroid ( thyroid hormone extract)THE 174 reports...More info
Very Few Patients Complain About T4 Only Therapy Those few make noise on the web on alternative websites pushing animal (pig) thyroid,T3 (cytomel) and combo T4/T3. What do we know in 2017. 99% of my a patients are on T4 only and are doing well. I...More info
Resolve symptoms, and return TSH to normal. Grade A Lthyroxine LT4 is the first choice of treatment for all hypothyroid patients. Grade A Treatment TSH target range is 1-3 not the reference range of 0.5-5.0. Elderly over-treatment and with...More info