Some people will think, what has this post to do with thyroid issues? It has a lot to do with it. The body is only for a little while, the soul is for ever. And how we feel impacts our bodies in a major way.
Also, AIDT has to do with trauma in many people. I am not saying all. I will get back to this in a future post.
But anyway, I write on my home page, I will share things that have helped or help me. Mother Meera has helped me A LOT. She has helped heal some deep wounds in me. I had a dream many years ago, in the beginning when I first started visiting her in Germany.
I dreamt I was in an enormous crater that had been dug out. Big enough for a sky scraper. There were these huge construction vehicles. In the middle, in a car on top of a mound sat Mother Meera giving me darshan through the window. That says something about the scope of my process.
I am writing this now, in February 2021. I am thinking maybe you are a little down, maybe you feel lonely. Maybe you have had a hard time in these Covid times? I was thinking, maybe you need some comfort. Maybe Mother can help you as she as helped me.
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Welcome to my blog on everything thyroid. I want to write about everything I think can help us feel good. Yes, we can feel good even though we are not totally well. But it takes becoming optimal on our thyroid levels and on the medicine that is best for us. Everybody doesn’t have this option. I will do what I can to change this. I will give my take on things like optimal levels, reverse T3, NDT and much more. As well as present studies, and maybe make them easier to understand for those not so familiar with scientific publications. I will also write on other things to do with our health and well being. We are so much more than our thyroid disease. We need to be in good shape on many other parameters, not just our thyroid levels.
The site is bilingual, English and Norwegian. I hope you find something of interest, something that will be of help.
This is a fixed post where I comment on things I read or observe. Where I share some thoughts and maybe recommend some things I like.
Getting and giving advise on Facebook
Thyroid antibodies are made in the thyroid
About giving specific ranges for thyroid health
Going crazy with Iodine
Getting and giving advice in Facebook groups, 8th of Jan 2021.
Being a member of thyroid Fb groups can be a great help. One can learn a great deal, as well as ask for and give advice on one’s health and well being. One can get help, but one can also be misled. There is a lot of bad advice out there. Many don’t feel they have to know a lot on thyroid issues to advice others. So always keep that in mind. But it’s not always easy to give advice either. As people often don’t understand what info to provide in order to get good advice.
I think that when asking in a thyroid group, almost regardless of what one asks about, it is good to provide info on one’s thyroid status. So often things tie into that. The better your info, the better the answers will be.
These are the things I find very important:
Lab results, as recent as possible
When in the day test is taken
Whether or not you take thyroid meds. If you do, what meds and how much.
I have translated some of Thyroid Patients Canada’ articles on conversion into Norwegian. These articles are very interesting, esp this one, https://thyroidpatients.ca/2019/11/12/the-basics-of-thyroid-hormone-action-transport-and-conversion/
Most of the hormone conversion, T4 to T3 happens outside the thyroid. though there are big individual differences how much. There are 3 enzymes responsible for this conversion, D1, D2 and D3. They do a lot more than convert T4 to T3 though.
This is not really a post. I have translated Tania Sona Smith’s article, https://thyroidpatients.ca/2019/11/25/free-t3-peaks-and-valleys-in-t3-and-ndt-therapy/ , into Norwegian. For every Norwegian page, I want there to be a corresponding English, and vice versa.
This is just a presentation of Tania’s piece. She is looking into the reseach on how Ft3 behaves after dosing with T3 containing medicine. Actually, there is not really any good studies on the subject . There is a study on FT3 after a single dose of T3. But that is not what most people take when dosing with T3. We do multidoses. There is no study on FT3 when multidosing, but there is one on T3, that is total T3. Where I live in Denmark, we cannot have FT3 tested. The endoes have forbidden it, they claim, FT3 fluctuates too much, it cannot be trusted. How do they know? With no studies? Anyway, FT3 and T3 follow each other in most instances . With a very important exception, when we take estrogen orally. Then both T4 and T3 becomes higher and FT4 and FT3 lower. So VERY important to have the frees tested.