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normal lab results, hyper thyroid symptoms. (tachycardia/insomnia) is synthroid (thyroxine) or armour preferred? possible adrenal issue?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Not for hyper: Adding thyroid hormone replacement to a hyperthyroid gland will exacerbate the problem. If there is underlying adrenal insufficiency, adrenal crisis is more likely to occur in someone with hyperthyroidism. Highly recommend endocrine evaluation if you have these issues.
Answered on Mar 8, 2013
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