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Armour thyroid during pregnancy

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
No worries: Vitamin d helps calcium get stored in your bones, where you want it to be. Armour thyroid contains calcitonin, which also helps regulate calcium.

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Not Recommended: The main reason physicians will tell you not to use it, it that since 2002, the american association of clinical endocrinologists does not recommend t ... Read More
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Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Amour is just fine: Armour thyroid is one of the better medications for hypothyroidism, because it mimics natural thyroid hormone levels way better than synthroid (thyrox ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Armour Thyroid: Is a thyroid hormone used to replace deficient thyroid hormone when your body does not make enough of it on its own.
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Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Dried animal thyroid: Armour thyroid is a brand of dessicated (i.e. Dried) animal thyroid.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
No: No relationship.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: There is no evidence that l-tyrosine is of any benefit or harm to people with thyroid disease or taking thyroid hormone.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There is no good reason not to do so. The effect of Arimidex (anastrozole) is not known to be affected by thyroid levels, while Arimidex (anastrozole) ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Depending on the cause of your hypothyroidism, stopping any thyroid supplementation (including armour) could cause severe hypothyroidism to the extent ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Armour Thyroid: Some people say that Armour Thyroid is better, but really it is just different. Armour is a physiological mix of T3 (liothyronine) and T4 in the for ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No, it's not: Hi. Some people want desiccated porcine thyroid extract (Armour thyroid) for various reasons. We can manage fine with Armour, but levothyroxine is mor ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Armour thyroid is a natural preparation from pigs thyroid gland. It has both T4 and t3 (liothyronine).

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