This website is dedicated to the millions of thyroid patients who are being ignored and left to suffer unnecessarily, and to healthcare practitioners, who want to better serve those patients.

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Thyroid Disease Assessment and Management Guidelines expected November 2019

07 Oct 2018

The new guidelines which are being written for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence…

Lessons From Randomised Clinical Trials of T3 Treatment.

30 Aug 2018

Rudolf Hoermann, John E. M. Midgley, Rolf Larisch, and Johannes W. Dietrich, “Lessons from Randomised…

References for TPA Rebuttal to PrescQIPP

03 Jun 2016


World Thyroid Day

25 May 2016

World Thyroid Day – 25 May 2016. Below are two posters that you can download,…


08 May 2016

FLUID RETENTION CAUSED BY LOW BODY TEMPERATURE One of the most common causes of fluid…

Thyroid Doctors: Good, Bad, Right and Wrong – key signs from Mary Shormon

04 May 2016

Thyroid Disease Expert, Mary Shormon wrote to her readers saying the following: Lately, many people…

The Role of Epstein Barr Virus infection in the development of autoimmune thyroid disease.

05 Apr 2016

Abstract Endokrynol Pol. 2015;66(2):132-6. doi: 10.5603/EP.2015.0020. The role of Epstein-Barr virus infection in the development…

Worst Pills to take when taking Thyroid Hormones

14 Mar 2016

Medications That May Cause Adverse Interactions with Thyroid Drugs The thyroid medication levothyroxine (LEVO-T, LEVOXYL,…

One way to stop your personal details being shown on your test results.

12 Feb 2016

Ensuring you do not publish your personal details, or those of your consultant when copying…

Has Your Get Up and Go Got Up and Gone?

28 Jan 2016

Are you tired of hearing that “nothing else can be done for you?” Are you…

Thyroid Hormone References for Doctors

28 Jan 2016

The reference list contains the major references of the pro and con studies on thyroid…

Dr Peatfield’s Metabolic Clinics plus other Practitioners

21 Oct 2015

METABOLIC, NUTRITIONIST AND ALT. PRACTITIONERS CLINICS 2015 No. 1 – Dr Barry Durrant-Peatfield: Crawley  (Surrey)…

The Patients Association

13 Oct 2015

What we doThe Patients Associations motto is Listening to Patients, Speaking up for Change. This…

TPA Survey Finds Thousands of Patient Counterexamples to L-T4 Monotherapy

29 Sep 2015

Many of our members may remember that a few years ago TPA initiated the creation of a Register of Counterexamples to L-T4 monotherapy.

Assessment of the Thyroid: Achilles Tendon Reflex

17 Sep 2015

Assessment of the Thyroid: Achilles Tendon Reflex (Woltmans Sign) Quotes by Ray Peat, PhD: One…

TPA Hypothyroid Patients Survey Results

12 Jun 2015

Attached are the results from a TPAUK Hypothyroid Survey Results conducted in 2005/2006 in which…

Peatfield Questionnaire

08 Jun 2015

The Peatfield Clinic Metabolic Health Questionnaire Name: . Address: Telephone Number: Mobile No: … Email:…

Choosing Wisely – to promote discussions between patient and doctor

26 Jan 2015

Choosing Wisely aims to promote conversations between providers and patients by helping patients choose care…


20 Jan 2015

Anthony D Toft (past President of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)) wrote: It is…

Straight from the Horses Mouth! (UD)

05 May 2014

Doctors CAN use thyroid hormones apart from L-T4-only; they can also prescribe unlicensed drugs.

Patient Treatment Preferences ‘Often Misdiagnosed’

17 Jan 2014

9 November 2012 Last updated at 02:24 Doctors are failing to really listen to patients’…

Ooops! Should they have said that

14 Jan 2014

“I told him I was concerned about my weight which I couldn’t lose. He said…

Five Things Thyroid Patients Should Never Say To The Doctor

14 Jan 2014

By Mary Shomon Updated May 31, 2012 Thyroid patients know that communicating with doctors can…

Medical Negligence Within Endocrinology – Are YOU a Victim?

14 Nov 2013

Reducing the Scope of Guidelines and Policy Statements in Hypothyroidism Published 24 June 2013 Journal…

An eye-opening day with a busy GP

14 Nov 2013

I have just spent a day in a GPs surgery. I was not detaining her…