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does chromium picolinate help under active thyroid

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Has risks: Various good effects , like reducing cholesterol, b.P, weight loss , Insulin control etc are claimed by people who sell it, how ever govt agencies of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Brand not: Important.what matters is that the brand is standardized and you should look for that word on the label . It means there are standards in the producti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
Possibly itchiness: Chromium picolinate has, at times, been associated with hives and eczema but not fatigue
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No scientific basis: There are anecdotal reports of it improving symptoms of autism but there are no appropiriately controlled scientific studies to support its use.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Supplements: Lowering your blood sugar possibly to a level that isn't desired or safe. While I have some overweight non pregnant patients using this supplement be ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chromium: Yes, good for weight control & energy. Check the purity.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
It is a form: Of the element, chromium it has modest effect on reducing blood sugars.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Chromium is a micronutrient that has been shown to help with conversion of T4 to T3 (liothyronine) in the body and also helps with glucose metabolism ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Picolinate: No, it can cause genetic defects and is not recommended
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
React to B12: Must be your metabolism. Lets do 2nd opinion and figure it out.

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