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T3 DOSING STRATEGY CONT

QUESTION: When I first saw this patient she was taking 100 mcg T3 QD, prescribed by you, at that time. Her chief complaints were fatigue (she commutes 1.5 hours to work each way and was not getting enough sleep and was under a fair amount of stress) and headaches (in the morning, in the center …

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VITAMIN D METABOLISM CONT

QUESTION: I have a 30 year old female pt with high calcitirol. What does this mean?? I am having a hard time finding its relevance. Though maybe I read something about low calcium in the diet or intestines??? Her calcitriol is 149.3, range is 10-75. She has low normal vitamin D levels (36, range 30-100) …

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MYASTHENIA GRAVIS CONT

QUESTION: I need some help with myasthenia gravis. I have been treating someone successfully for over 1 year. They came off prednisone, off pyridostigmine and lowered synthroid to 50 mcg. I treated adrenals and thyroid, food allergies, gut dysfunction, completely overhauled the diet and added an extensive protocol which included huperzine A and a few …

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LYME TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS CONT

QUESTION: I have a Lyme patient, and want to use a combination of IM rocephin, liposomal artemesia and biocidin. Along with a general foundational protocol in an otherwise healthy autoimmune (hashimoto’s/vitligo/very fungal sensitive) patient. I plan to give diflucan along with the anti-biotic protocol. My questions are: Will IM rocephin work? Can I do 1 …

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LYME TREATMENT STAGNATION CONT

QUESTION: I have a patient who no longer seems to be reacting to standard IV ABX and naturopathic treatments for Lyme. ANSWER: Thoughts of where to start: 1. Mitochondria get really injured through Tx. They need a lot of support for a long time to come online – worse with mito SNP’s but bad anyway. …

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CORTICOID EFFECT ON TSH CONT

The corticoid effect on TSH is one of those non-linear processes in corticoid pharmacology. The data, and one of the best papers on this is a 2009 review [PMC2784889] shows that there is a dose at which TSH can be lowered – BUT there are a few mitigating factors: 1- the use of physiologic hydrocortisone …

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BIOLOGICAL DOSING OF CORTISOL CONT

I digested Jeffries work long ago after my first 20-30 patients I’d “freestyled” with hydrocort on. Then over the following years looked at all the so called dogma and experts on such Tx. I have easily given thousands of doses of cortisol analogs (and to be up front, have communicated with Titlebaum and others about all this). Jeffries had …

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AUTOIMMUNITY Cont.

MY QUESTIONS ARE: What is a way to attempt to think globally about autoimmunity so I can consider as many potential causes when beginning a diagnostic and therapeutic approach? ANSWERS: Autoimmune cause areas to consider – Multiple cause areas can be considered and identified – Generally in most autoimmunity there are multisystem considerations Follow therapy, …

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ATOPY AND GI CONNECTIONS Cont.

Sorry for a long email. I would greatly appreciate if you could provide input with a case of mine as I am still a baby doc. I have been working with this person, for a while and it’s frustrating! 28 year old with chronic eczema since age 14. Eczema over shoulders, back, groin thighs and …

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