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Medical Mystery: Thyroid Resistance in Fibromyalgia

Dr. Lowe's treatment involves high doses of T3

Dr. Lowe's effective and simple treatment for fibromyalgia-related thyroid resistance is to use a high or supra-physiological dosage of T3 to improve these patients' metabolic rates. This also involves a three part evalution to determine whether or not a patient has peripheral resistance. This involves:

  1. Only supra-physioligical doses of T# can help patients with peripheral resistance to have their symptoms of hypothyroidism alleviated
  2. Physical exams, ECGs, Achilles reflex, and biochemical tests should show patients to not have an over-stimulation from the high dosage of T3, which can be potentially harmful
  3. The blood test results should show high levels of free T3, without symptoms of hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis