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what are the therapeutic effects of thyroid hormone replacement?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many: Thyroid hormone replacement is needed to treat hypothyroidism. Patient with hypothyroidism can have fatigue, dry skin/nails, constipation, lack of focus, weight gain...Appropriate replacement of thyroid hormone will raise your level back to a normal level and can alleviate some of the above symptoms.
Answered on Oct 30, 2013
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