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Viral infection is thought to play a key role in the development of common thyroid diseases. Genetic factors probably determine who develops virus induced thyroid disease and the severity of symptoms. It is presently unknown how, or if, coronavirus plays a role in thyroid disease but we are on the verge of finding out.

Viral infection is thought to play a key role in the development of common thyroid diseases. Genetic factors probably determine who develops virus induced thyroid disease and the severity of symptoms. It is presently unknown how, or if, coronavirus plays a role in thyroid disease but we are on the verge of finding out.

Some patients with hypothyroidism may require the use of two thyroid hormones, T4 and T3, to achieve complete relief of their symptoms

What is DTE Therapy?

DTE stands for “desiccated thyroid extract” which is made up of thyroid hormones refined from pig thyroid and used to treat people with hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone).

The ATA convened a symposium on treatment of hypothyroidism and determined that “it is important to describe the patient perspective on hypothyroidism treatment.

Medical specialists increasingly accept that some patients being treated for hypothyroidism continue to be symptomatic and “unhappy”. Experts however, are debating if the unhappiness not the thyroid condition came first.

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Viral infection is thought to play a key role in the development of common thyroid diseases. Genetic factors probably determine who develops virus induced thyroid disease and the severity of symptoms. It is presently unknown how, or if, coronavirus plays a role in thyroid disease but we are on the verge of finding out.

Viral infection is thought to play a key role in the development of common thyroid diseases. Genetic factors probably determine who develops virus induced thyroid disease and the severity of symptoms. It is presently unknown how, or if, coronavirus plays a role in thyroid disease but we are on the verge of finding out.

Some patients with hypothyroidism may require the use of two thyroid hormones, T4 and T3, to achieve complete relief of their symptoms

What is DTE Therapy?

DTE stands for “desiccated thyroid extract” which is made up of thyroid hormones refined from pig thyroid and used to treat people with hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone).

The ATA convened a symposium on treatment of hypothyroidism and determined that “it is important to describe the patient perspective on hypothyroidism treatment.

Medical specialists increasingly accept that some patients being treated for hypothyroidism continue to be symptomatic and “unhappy”. Experts however, are debating if the unhappiness not the thyroid condition came first.

Welcome to the Thyroid Project

Metabolism.com presents the introductory patient interview for The Thyroid Project during which she describes the predicament of someone who has been unsuccessfully treated for hypothyroidism.

Welcome to the Thyroid Project

Metabolism.com presents the introductory patient interview for The Thyroid Project during which she describes the predicament of someone who has been unsuccessfully treated for hypothyroidism.

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