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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vinod Lala
40 years experience in Endocrinology
NO: Tyrosine is aminoacid precursor for synthesis of thyroid hormones : T4 & T3 (liothyronine). 2 molecules of Iodo tyrosine ( Iodide + Tyrosine ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: The FDA doesn't investigate most supplements and most physicians are reluctant to ok them as they are unsure of quality, dosages and efficacy. I sugge ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
No: No. Sorry. L-tyrosine, the amino acid the thyroid clans uses to make thyroid hormone, is not in limiting supply. If your thyroid needs "healing", I'm ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
No answer: No answer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience in Endocrinology
No need for extra: The treatment for hypothyroidism is replacement of thyroid hormone; there is no reason to take other supplements such as tyrosine the hypothyroidism i ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
L-tyrosine: This amino acid is one of the basic amino acids your thyroid uses to make thyroid hormone. If you are taking synthroid this can lead to excess thyroid ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
No: May interfere with your prescribed medication
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
L-tyrosine: It should not harm you but before you take it please contact your thyroid doctor. Regarding mood - if the doctor says no do not take it. In that cas ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Its in your food : L-tyrosine is already in much of the food you eat. Watch out for sensational promises by charming supplement salespeople and companies.
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