Dr. Purser shares his insights on the best thyroid medications. Discover how chemically made, bioidentical synthetic medications such as L-Thyroxine or Synthroid (T4) safely mimic natural substances. Learn how pituitary function is related to TSH, and how damaged pituitaries cannot produce TSH.
Learn about dosage of supplements such as Nature-Throid, Armour-Thyroid, compounded Liothyronine (T3), and compounded T4. Explore how a 5 Prime Deodinase deficiency or resistance may prevent conversion of T4 to T3 in older patients and patients with vitamin deficiencies. Learn how a combination of T4 and T3 alleviates this issue.
Subjects discussed are thyroid, L-Thyroxine, Synthroid, synthetic, bioidentical, T3, T4, TSH, Free T3, Free T4, Nature-Throid, Armour Thyroid, Liothyronine, T4/T3 conversion, 5 prime deodinase deficiency, and 5 prime deodinase resistance.