If only there was one medication that worked for all of us — but the reality is that we each react differently to the different treatment options. Thus, we work closely with our patients to investigate which treatment is ideal and what dosage is optimal.
This drug contains the synthetic form of one thyroid hormone, T4. Levothyroxine is the most commonly prescribed thyroid hormone replacement drug. T4 is the storage hormone and must be converted by the body into T3 to be used by cells.
Liothyronine contains the synthetic form of one thyroid hormone, T3. T3 is the active thyroid hormone that works at the cellular level to help with the delivery of oxygen and energy to cells, tissues, and glands throughout the body.
Natural Desiccated Thyroid (NDT) is derived from the dried (desiccated) thyroid glands of pigs or cow and provides T3, T4, and other thyroid hormones found in the human thyroid gland.
We are all unique with individual sensitivities. Our bodies will not all react the same way to a specific medication or dosage. Finding the right thyroid treatment is tricky, but we are here to make the process as easy and efficient as possible. Nothing is more important than your health and happiness.