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How much l tyrosine should I take for thyroid safely a day?

How much l tyrosine should I take for thyroid safely a day?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Lobelia Samavati
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Tyrosine (Definition)

Tyrosine is an amino acids. Thyrosine and other Amino Acids are joined together to make proteins. Most proteins have ...Read more


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If I have depression and I have no thyroid problems, I can take the amino acid L-tyrosine to burn fat and have a better mood?

Its in your food : L-tyrosine is already in much of the food you eat. Watch out for sensational promises by charming supplement salespeople and companies. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would the l-tyrosine and other ingredients heal my thyroid?

Hi docs, would the l-tyrosine and other ingredients heal my thyroid?

No: No. Sorry. L-tyrosine, the amino acid the thyroid clans uses to make thyroid hormone, is not in limiting supply. If your thyroid needs "healing", I'm guessing you mean you're hypothyroid. No treatment we have in medicine will heal hypothyroidism. We treat hypothyroidism with thyroid hormone replacement...cheap, easy, & perfect! To your health! ...Read more

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Can l-tyrosine help with armour thyroid?

Can l-tyrosine help with armour thyroid?

No: There is no evidence that l-tyrosine is of any benefit or harm to people with thyroid disease or taking thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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With hypothyroidism, does l-tyrosine raise or lower thyroid levels if your at a stable level?(on synthroid) I want to use it for mood support.Thanks

With hypothyroidism, does l-tyrosine raise or lower thyroid levels if your at a stable level?(on synthroid) I want to use it for mood support.Thanks

L-tyrosine: It should not harm you but before you take it please contact your thyroid doctor. Regarding mood - if the doctor says no do not take it. In that case, if you still have mood issues a consult with a psychologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and ritalin (methylphenidate) together?

L-tyrosine: No, because we don't know the long term effects if tyrosine on your body and what effect the combination may have. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time? If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?

Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time?  If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?

Yes: Tyrosine can interact with a class of antidepressants known as maois. Prozac (fluoxetine) is in a different class of antidepressants, known as ssris, which are not known to interact with tyrosine. http://www.livestrong.com/article/549424-can-l-tyrosine-be-used-with-prozac/#ixzz2nflswtg0. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more