HIGHER PREVALENCE OF “LOW T3 SYNDROME” IN CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY

by Begoña Ruiz-Núñez, Rabab Tarasse, Emar F Vogelaar, D A Janneke Dijck-Brouwer, Frits A J Muskiet PMID: 29615976, PMCID: PMC5869352, DOI:10.3389/fendo.2018.00097, Front Endocrinol (Lausanne), 2018 Mar 20;9:97. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00097. 2018. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5869352/ CFS symptoms resemble a hypothyroid state. ABSTRACT (I paraphrased this abstract, for brevity and clarity) Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a heterogeneous disease with unknown cause(s). CFS symptomsContinue reading “HIGHER PREVALENCE OF “LOW T3 SYNDROME” IN CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY”

FINASTERIDE and DEPRESSION

PFS is due to 5-alpha reductase blockade, leading to Allopregnanolone deficiency and Functional Hypothyroidism. It should be treatable.

Just when you thought that family doctors would never learn about prescribing T3:

Jacqueline Jonklaas, Professor in the endocrinology division at Georgetown University, has submitted a paper entitled “Evidence-Based Use of Levothyroxine/Liothyronine Combinations in TreatingHypothyroidism” Below are excerpts from a (2nd March, 2021) report in Medscape Medical News: “Numerous trials have been conducted on short-acting liothyronine (LT3) in combination with the standard therapy of levothyroxine (LT4). However, the experts agreed that shortcomingsContinue reading “Just when you thought that family doctors would never learn about prescribing T3:”

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