Euthyroid Sick Syndrome Treatment & Management
- Author: Serhat Aytug, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP more...
There is no prospective study to date demonstrating benefit or harm of thyroid hormone replacement in NTI. Thyroid hormones have been used in the setting of NTI in various settings with T4 and T3 replacement and still remain controversial. De Groot has supported the notion that nonthyroidal illness syndrome is a manifestation of hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction, and in view of current evidence, he proposed that treatment should be considered with appropriate replacement therapies such as pituitary hormones, hypothalamic factors in addition to thyroid hormones.
Consult an endocrinologist.
No particular diet is recommended.
Activity may be performed as tolerated.
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