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

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/ ABSTRACT: Abstract Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a heterogeneous disease with unknown cause(s). CFS symptoms resemble a hypothyroid state, possibly secondary to chronic (low-grade) (metabolic) inflammation. We studied 98Continue reading “HIGHER PREVALENCE OF “LOW T3 SYNDROME” IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY”

THINK ABOUT NORMAL

Before we begin, please remember that I am not a professorial-level expert on this subject, so what I have to say here is merely my opinion, which I think is worth adding into the discussion of this complicated subject, but which, I must admit, cannot be the last word. WHAT DOES “NORMAL” MEAN? In health-relatedContinue reading “THINK ABOUT NORMAL”

Hormone therapy does not cause dementia

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-menopausal-hormone-therapy-linked-dementia.html I am publishing this link because the headline sounds interesting and will pique your interest, but in fact the article as written is only in regard to “Menopausal hormone therapy” and nothing to do with the multi-hormonal support provided by Bioidentical HRT as you and I know it. With a headline reading “Menopausal hormoneContinue reading “Hormone therapy does not cause dementia”

POST-FINASTERIDE SYNDROME

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

WHAT IS A HORMONE, AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM?

An endocrine hormone is a molecule produced by a hormone-secreting gland and carried by the blood to another organ, whose behavior it controls. Generally, the Hormone plugs into a specific receptor protein in the target cell, changing the shape of the receptor protein and thereby, producing a change in cell function. Hormones are used toContinue reading “WHAT IS A HORMONE, AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM?”

DHEA

The letters “DHEA” are an acronym for DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE: this is the hormone which is produced in greatest quantity by the youthful human body. In smaller animals, the hormone is produced entirely in the brain and blood levels tend to be very low. The brains of humans and the Primates also make DHEA, but in additionContinue reading “DHEA”

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