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Chula Vista, CA
A 33-year-old female asked:

I have hypothyroidism and trying to start an intense workout routine, is it safe to drink protein shakes with my condition? thanks.

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Yes, no problem: If your hypothyroidism is being properly treated you'll have normal levels of thyroid hormone & thus have the same levels of thyroid as a normal person & you can function normally. But many just on levothyroxine don't have adequate t3; ask your doctor to check your free t3; if not in the upper half of the normal range you may benefit from liothyronine (cytomel) as well. See http://bit.Ly/15k26u8.
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