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A 45-year-old female asked:

I'm hypo-thyroid & just got supplements 4 my swollen glands, it sounds like all could b dangerous! alpha lipoic acid,co q10,cod liver oil & selenium!

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 23 years experience
These supplements: are not inherently dangerous and can be quite useful. It would also depend on the dose recommended although this combination of supplements are not commonly used to correct low thyroid hormone and I would speak with your provider.
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