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Treating Thyroid Conditions

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It’s important to address the real cause of your imbalances and use the most effective combination of thyroid hormones so you can feel at your best. Everything You Need To Know About Thyroid Treatment Hypothyroidism is generally treated with synthetic T4 (Levothyroxine). Products such as Synthroid and Levoxyl are the most widely accepted forms of thyroid replacement. This is based on an assumption that the body will convert what it needs to the biologically active form T3. However, many people cannot efficiently convert T4 to T3. This is a problem because T3 is the more active form of thyroid hormone. Even if your T4 and TSH levels are optimal, if your T3 levels are imbalanced, you may still experience symptoms. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in 1995 demonstrated that the normalization of plasma TSH and T4 levels with T4-only preparations provide adequate tissue T3 levels to […]