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how much l tyrosine should i take for thyroid safely a day?

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Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience 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 is treated appropriately.
Answered on Sep 23, 2016
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Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience 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 is treated appropriately.
Answered on May 12, 2016
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