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26G 1" for Glutes?


I think I’ve seen this posted before, but is a 1 inch needle long enough for the glutes? Thanks. I’ve been having my wife inject me with a 26G 1" lately.



But 1/2" insulin syringes for quads, IM or SC is something that you can easily manage on your own.

What is your protocol now?
Lab results?
Feeling OK?

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Evaluate your overall thyroid function by checking oral body temperatures as per the thyroid basics sticky. Thyroid hormone fT3 is what gets the job done and it regulates mitochondrial activity, the source of ATP which is the universal currency of cellular energy. This is part of the body’s temperature control loop. This can get messed up if you are iodine deficient. In many countries, you need to be using iodized salt. Other countries add iodine to dairy or bread.