Spokane Medical Research

July 3, 2012

Supplements With T4 and T3

Filed under: medicine — Tags: , , — Rudolph @ 6:29 am

Normally, the thyroid gland makes and releases mostly T4 into the blood stream. The thyroid also makes small amounts of the very potent T3 hormone. However, most of the T3 found in the blood and organs is made outside of the thyroid gland, in tissues. The tissues do this by changing the T4 into T3. Because the tissues can change T4 into the T3 as needed, most hypothyroid individuals do extremely well only receiving a T4 supplement. (more…)

June 14, 2012

Secondary or Recurrent Infections

Filed under: medicine — Tags: , , — Rudolph @ 10:06 am

After the primary infection, the herpes viruses have the unusual capability of traveling within nerve cells, specifically, within certain branches of sensory nerves of the skin. The virus may remain in the nerves’ cell bodies without producing symptoms for varying periods of time. This is called the dormant or latent phase. Weeks or even years can pass before the infection reactivates. In fact, some people never experience a secondary outbreak. (more…)

March 29, 2012

Let the Hundred Flowers Bloom. Part 1

Filed under: Condition,medicine — Tags: , , — Rudolph @ 9:15 am

The theme of this issue of Homeopathy Online is “let the hundred flowers bloom, let the hundred schools of thought contend” (yes I know it was Chairman Mao who said this, but it is nonetheless a resonant motif). (more…)

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