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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience Endocrinology
Of course: B"sd Naturethyroid and Armour thyroid are made of dessicated livestock thyroid - I believe manufactured at the same facility. Accordingly, they conta ... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Nonspecific: Unfortunately, your symptoms are nonspecific, and can be due to hundreds of different reasons including normal aging. If your thyroid levels were nor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: There is more than on item out kilter in your results and you need an in-person evaluation for your issues. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Day: Have a nice day.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
Levothyroxine.: Levothyroxine, generic form of synthroid, has many advantages over armour thyroid. The armour product has significant batch to batch variation and ha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes its necessary for it to function.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither : The american thyroid association, the endocrine society and the american association of clinical endocrinologists all recommend the use of levothyroxi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Thyroid supplementation occasionally can help to shrink a nodule, and has been used to suppress the growth.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Armour thyroid: Not better - just as good.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Don't know.: Probably not.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Different: Armour is chopped up thyroid from animal and synthroid (thyroxine) is synthetic. Brand name synthroid (thyroxine) is probably the most consistently re ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No.: The short answer is no, there are no studies to show that desicated thyroid or Armour Thyroid are better than synthroid (thyroxine). You definitely sh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Both Thyroid prepara: They are both effective thyroid preparations used for treating thyroid deficiency.If you are on unithyroid and controlled stay on it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Probably.: That is 2 1/2 times the average amount needed to treat someone with no thyroid gland. Hyperthyroidism would be a consequence ot taking a high dose.
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A member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Tapazole (methimazole): Methimazole (tapazole) is preferred over ptu (propylthiouracil). Ptu (propylthiouracil) should be used only in first trimester of pregnancy, tapazole ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
Thyrolar (thyroxine and liothyronine) info: Thyrolar (thyroxine and liothyronine) is a trade name for a t4/t3 combination form of thyroid hormone. While T4 gives a smooth onset of action which ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Indirectly: If the original cause of underactive thyroid was a lack of iodine, then taking iodine will increase thyroid function and may probably make the synthro ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Unless you live in western china you do not need extra i as "support", have your doctor check if you have a thyroid problem.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
See doc 4 checkup: Could b anxiety but need work up to determine source of symptoms.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need more info: Radioactive iodine is often used for graves' disease which is a hyperactive thyroid condition. I am assuming you were given this option or partial thy ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Many foods: The us diet has adequate i levels both in the food and added as stabilizers in many foods and other products as toothpaste and shampoos. If you are hy ... Read More

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