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.


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.