• How do you know it’s thyroid?
  • What are the substantive risks of T3 therapy?
  • What happens if you stop the T3 therapy abruptly?
  • Will the patient have to stay on the T3 therapy for life?
  • What is the percentage index?
  • Wouldn’t increasing the dose of T3 every three days instead of every day be easier for the patients to tolerate?
  • What if a patient’s temperature goes down with T3 therapy?
  • How high up on the medicine does one go on each cycle of T3 therapy?
  • How long should a patient stay up on a cycle before weaning back down again?
  • How fast does one go off a cycle of T3 therapy?
  • If a patient’s temperature slips while they are weaning down off the T3 therapy, should the dose be increased back up an increment before continuing to wean?
  • When weaning a cycle of T3 therapy, does one wean partway down, down to the starting dose, or all the way off?
  • How long does one stay off between cycles?
  • If the patient is feeling very well, but her temperature is still less than 98.6 when measured as indicated, is it really necessary to push the temperature up to 98.6?
  • How do you wean a Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome patient who is also hypothyroid?
  • What if a patient’s temperature and symptoms do not remain improved after the treatment is discontinued?
  • What are the risks of staying on T3 therapy for a long time?
  • How many patients can be weaned off T3 therapy?
  • What if the patient improves at first, but then stops feeling as well even though the temperature is holding?
  • What if the patient’s temperature goes up to normal and the patient still doesn’t feel very well?
  • What if the patient is feeling improved on the T3 therapy, but when the dosage is increased to bring the temperature closer to normal, the temperature drops and the patient feels worse?
  • What if a patient has a slump of fatigue or some other complaint at the same time each day?
  • How often are office visits?
  • If a patient starts having any side effects, does that mean that the treatment isn’t likely to work out very well?
  • How are side effects managed?
  • What is a T4 test dose?
  • If the T4 test dose works, how often should it be taken?
  • Do temperatures or T4 test doses have to be taken to the minute like the T3?
  • What if the treatment doesn’t work?
  • What happens if the patient’s T4 and TSH levels drop while on T3 therapy?
  • How often does one order the thyroid blood tests?
  • What would the expected thyroid blood test values be after a couple of weeks of T3 therapy?
  • What should the patients do with the T3 dosing if they miss the dosing time?
  • What if patient is up to 90 mcg BID of T3, and temp is still not up?
  • What if patient gets a fever due to a virus or cold?