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How would you address normal TSH but low T4? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #05

How would you address normal TSH, but low T4? Well, the first thing I’d do is I’d look at your T3. For those of you who aren’t familiar with thyroid hormones, TSH tells your thyroid to make thyroid hormone. T4 is the precursor. T3 is the active hormone.  If your TSH is normal, that means …

Best clinical way to monitor COMT function if you have already tested for SNPs | Masterjohn Q&A Files #04

“What do you think is the best clinical way to monitor COMT function if you have already tested for SNPs?” One way you can look at it is through the DUTCH test — which is at dutchtest.com — it’s a dried urine hormone testing platform, they have a methylation index that is based on the …

Supplements that may increase deep sleep | Masterjohn Q&A Files #03

Supplements that may increase deep sleep. So, deep sleep is, primarily what’s going on in deep sleep is that all of your biogenic amines, which are most of the neurotransmitters that you make from protein with the possible except — like depending on how you classify it, you could say ultimately you make melatonin from …

Supplements that may lower anxiety at night and improve heart rate variability during sleep | Masterjohn Q&A Files #02

Supplements that may lower anxiety at night and improve heart rate variability during sleep I don’t know enough about the HRV, the heart rate variability, to comment on improving that specifically. Heart rate variability is largely related to recovery from stress. So, I know the Oura ring tracks heart rate variability during sleep.  The main …

What causes low white blood cell count and what can you do about it? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #01

Nutritional causes of low white blood cells and possible solutions? The absolute first thing that I would always think of when I see low white blood cells is copper.  So, generally copper deficiency at its most sensitive is going to cause neutropenia; which is low neutrophils, but it can cause low white blood cells across …