Category «Thyroid»

Thyroid Hormone Levels and Your Genes

T4 deiodinated to T3DIO1, DIO2T4 deactivated to rT3T3 converted to T2DIO3

Thyroid hormones are often in the news these days with more and more people recognizing the importance of the thyroid in so many functions in the body.  In 2014, the #1 prescribed drug in the US  was Synthroid, a synthetic thyroid hormone.[ref] Many articles that I’ve read online focus on the lifestyle factors of thyroid …