Low Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy

Roles of Thyroid Hormones:

  • Thyroid hormones control metabolism
  • Thyroid hormones regulate temperature & heart rate
  • Thyroid hormones increase fat & carbohydrate metabolism
  • Thyroid hormones lower cholesterol
  • Thyroid hormones keep hair, skin & nails healthy

Types of Thyroid Hormones

The thyroid gland makes two hormones: triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4).

T4 blood levels are higher than T3 but T3 is four times more potent. When T4 is not converted to T3, low thyroid occurs. An under-active thyroid, typically after age 35, is largely un-diagnosed and untreated.

Symptoms of Thyroid Hormones Imbalance

  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue
  • Cold hands & feet
  • Chronic constipation
  • Muscle weakness
  • Depression
  • Elevated cholesterol & risk of heart disease
  • Foggy brain

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