Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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Thyroid and Goitrogens

Discussion in 'Thyroid Dysfunction' started by Lotus97, Jun 9, 2013.

  1. Lotus97

    Lotus97 Senior Member

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    There's some information that says that goitrogens are bad if you have hypothyroid. A list of foods with goitrogens and goitrogenic drugs can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goitrogen

    My TSH, free T3 and T4 are in the normal reference range, but I was told that my free T3 (2.8) and T4 (1.20) are actually a little low. My TSH is normal even by stricter standards (under 2.0). How strict do I need to be compared to someone who has full-blown hypothyroidism? And with goitrogens in foods is it simply a matter of blocking iodine uptake (in which a person could just increase their iodine dose) or is it more complex than that?
     

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