reverse T3

The important role of Reverse T3, and when it goes wrong

During the process of converting the inactive T4 hormones to the active T3 hormones, the body converts some of this T4 into another hormone called Reverse T3. Reverse T3 (shortened to rT3) plays an important role.  It acts like a balancer – to make sure that there is not too much T4 going around in […]

What is Reverse T3? And does it matter?

When you are struggling with an underactive thyroid and your symptoms are not getting better, you may have high levels of Reverse T3.   Reverse T3 (also written as rT3) is one of those thyroid tests that most doctors will not request. I believe that many conventional doctors do not understand the value of the test, […]