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does l-tyrosine help with hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: You may be referring to , however, levothyroxine which is the treatment for hypothyroidism. L-tyrosine is an Amino Acid which the body uses to make proteins.
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