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Does Armour Thyroid Cause Facial Hair
Not Recommended: The main reason physicians will tell you not to use it, it that since 2002, the american association of clinical endocrinologists does not recommend the use of desiccated thyroid for thyroid replacement therapy for hypothyroidism (baskin, 2002). In general, desiccated thyroid hormone, does not provide a uniform amounts of levothyroxine.See 1 more doctor answer
Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more
4mos post Rad/Chemo 4HNC. TSH rising now 5.02. Loosing hair. RX Levothyroxine, 50mcg causes hair loss. Would I be better w Armour thyroid-treats T3 (liothyronine)?
More info: Hi. I'm not here to guess. Is HNC head and neck cancer? I hate to assume. If so, squamous? All this assumption. You may need more thyroid hormone. Armour (desiccated cadaveric pig thyroid extract) is no better, and certainly less predictable than l-thyroxine. If you prefer Armour, go for it, but effects are the same. Whatever you have, good luck!
25 yr F, hair loss from Hashimotos. Why does Womens Rogaine (minoxidil) have heart warnings, safe for average user? Suggestions for hair loss? Armour Thyroid Rx.
Prevacid (lansoprazole) for barrett's esophagus. Armour thyroid 120 mg (graves thyroidectomy 40 yrs ago), bupropion 75mg bid. Drug interaction? Hair loss sick etc
No interactions: No interactions between these medications that I am aware of.
Dear Sir or Madam, I have hypothyroidism. How often should my thyroid levels be checked? Does hypothyroidism cause facial hair growth? Thank you.
Levels: If you're newly diagnosed and started on thyroid replacement therapy, your TSH and free T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels need to be checked every 6 weeks until your levels are in the desired range. Once they are in the desired range then maintenance levels can be checked once every several months or so or sooner if you have persistent symptoms. Hypothyroidism tends to cause one to lose hair rather than growth.
Hi! I am 31/F. Putting on weight and have trouble with coarse facial hair. My thyroid is normal. Is it possible I have PCOS?
PCOS: Main reason for putting on weight is that you are eating more than you are burning. Recommend you get loseit or fitness pal and track calories in and burned daily for a week or two and then adjust calories in to get to goal you want.
I'm 30 and have been developing symptoms that make me think I'm experiencing premature menopause or a thyroid complication. Hot flashes (since around age 23 or 24) acne far worse than as a teen (since late 20's) quite a bit of facial hair growth (since la
Thirty: Thirty would be extremely young fo rmenopause. I am glad that you have had testing performed by your physician and endocrinologist. It may be helpful to keep a log of your symptoms and review them with your physician or specialist in the future so that they are aware of all of your symptoms.
Thyroid removal (6 growths, 1 possible cancer) and taking synthroid (thyroxine). Can this help regulate for weight loss and facial hair issues? I can't lose weight.
Tired, diagnosis insomnia, losing hair, facial hair, TSH and other labs normal (no T3 (liothyronine) or 4 ran) seeing sleep & derm. What could it be? Thyroid issues in fam
What may cause my calcium serum drop from 10.9 down to 10.3 in 6 months? 6 month ago, I take Armour Thyroid 60mg daily and vit d-10k iu daily.
Armour: No, . A better alternative is levothyroxine.
Does Armour Thyroid cause some initial symptoms which subsides later? I'm experiencing a little dizziness and a mild headache. Dosage : 15mg * 2 daily.
You will NEVER: Be balanced w/armour thyroid as it's ground up pig and not standardized on the basis of thyroid content. You can't check levels with available tests at the lab. It contains T3 (liothyronine) which can be dangerous. Use only brand name T4 replacement, it's better and safer.See 1 more doctor answer
Can hashimoto cause swallowing problems? Anti-tpo over 1300, 2 nodules, plus one calcified nodule, each less that 1 sm. On Armour Thyroid meds
Can Zoloft (sertraline) or Armour Thyroid cause stomach gas? If yes please provide some prevention tips.
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