Posts Tagged "Zinc"

Thyroid Testing

Thyroid Testing

Before discussing the tests, we need to cover a few definitions:  T3 (triiodothyronine) – this is the active thyroid hormone.  rT3 (reverse T3) – an inactive form of T3 that blocks active T3 from reaching its receptors  T4 (thyroxine) –…

Osteoporosis and Calcium Toxicity

Osteoporosis and Calcium Toxicity

                      .     What is osteoporosis? To be honest, this is not really an easy question, though you will hear simple answers from many practitioners. “It is thinning of…

Thyroid Function – Les Cole, MD

Thyroid Function – Les Cole, MD

How Do The Thyroid Gland and Thyroid Hormones Work? Your Thyroid is a gland located in the front lower portion of your neck. It has two lobes just below and on either side of your larynx or Adam’s apple and…

Pre- and Post-Operative Nutritional IV

Pre- and Post-Operative Nutritional IV

Studies show that most people have some level of nutrient depletions. For example, 1 in 4 Americans are at risk for a malabsorption nutrient deficiency, meaning that the food you eat does not get digested and absorbed normally. Many more…