Who should use it? NDT, T3, T4 Thyroid Medication 101

Karen Fitzpatrick-Dame, ChhC, AADP

Natural Desiccated Thyroid. Who should use it?

  • Anyone who does not feel better on T4 only
  • If you are 10-20 lbs overweight
  • If you have never been on thyroid meds
  • If you have low fT3 and low fT4 and normal rT3

T3 only. Who should use it?

  • Anyone with an rT3 over 15
  • Anyone with thyroid resistance (low fT3, high rT3)
  • Anyone with Leptin Resistance
  • If you have low body temperature
  • If you have a history of bi-polar, or family history of mental health disorders
  • If you have failed on NDT and T4 only meds

T4 only meds. Who should use it?

  • Anyone who has found NDT to be too stimulating
  • Those who experience palpitations on T3 regardless of the dose
  • Those who are extremely sensitive to all other meds and supplements

Start with testing, then treatment, then re-test again annually.  Learn more.

Step #1:  Comprehensive Thyroid Panel Test available without a prescription.



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