The Monitoring of Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO)


Thyroid peroxidase (TPO) is an enzyme found in the thyroid gland. It has an important role in the production of thyroid hormones: it catalyzes iodination of thyroglobulin and is involved in the coupling of the iodotyrosines to form free T3 or free T4.

The desiccated thyroid shortage is, for many people, rapidly becoming a thyroid crisis.

BUT keep in mind, this crisis could be a time of opportunity for you to find something that works even better than what you are currently using.

Richard L. Shames MD.

Question:

My doctor is using my Basal Body temperature as a guide to determine if I've met my optimum thyroid medication level. 

A Look at the Issue with Drs. Richard and Karilee Shames

You might arrive at your very best "dose" of thyroid medication, but still, be taking the wrong brand of pills. A great many thyroid sufferers, who have consulted with me as a 30-year medical expert, eventually did much better after simply switching from one name brand to another.