Thyroid hormone is a metabolic hormone secreted by the thyroid gland. It regulates temperature, metabolism and cerebral function. Ultimately thyroid affects every cell in the body.
The conundrum with traditional thyroid replacement taught in medical schools is that so-called appropriate levels are monitored using an average normal range of TSH which, at best, is an indirect measure of thyroid function. Furthermore, traditional medicine replaces with synthetic T4 hormone (levothyroxine) which the body then needs to convert to T3 to have hormonal activity at the end organ’s cellular level. As we age, our body’s inherent conversion from T4 to T3 significantly diminishes.
Patient’s symptoms of hypothyroidism such as cold intolerance, chronic fatigue, weight gain and aches and pains correlate with their free T3 level.
Symptoms improve tremendously when free T3 levels are optimized as opposed to set to traditional, average, normal for your age levels of TSH or even free T4. Physicians call it normal for your age. Patients call it feeling lousy for your age. By optimizing thyroid levels, particularly free T3, symptoms of low thyroid can be alleviated and health benefits assured. aspireMD achieves your balance through blood laboratory monitoring and custom compounded bioidentical ratio of T4/T3 in one capsule. The formulation can be specified to be vegan- and gluten-free as well.
DHEA – Dehydroepiandrosterone is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. It is the building block that is necessary for our bodies to make estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
Optimal levels have been shown to be protective against heart disease and cancer. It improves our insulin sensitivity thereby protecting against diabetes. DHEA also improves immune function.
For maximum effectiveness DHEA must be custom compounded in a sustained release, micronized form which allows for complete absorption as well as sustained level over a 24-hour period.
The Thyroid and Adrenal Program is offered as part of the Hormone Optimization Program.
Offered as an integrative collaborative protocol by Dr. Jane Burk-Vassallo and Dr. Stephen Tripodi.
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I had no idea my thyroid levels were the culprit for the foggy sluggish way I was feeling. Thanks to Dr. Jane I am back to my normal self!