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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Should i take vitamin d or any other supplement or anything for thyroidism?

Should i take vitamin d or any other supplement or anything for thyroidism?

Vitamin D won't help: If you truly have hypothyroidism the treatment is to take thyroid hormone prescribed by a doctor who has reviewed your thyroid test results. Vitamin d is not the treatment for thyroid problems. ...Read more

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I am taking thytprohin pmg, a food supplement. How long does it take the medication to leave my system? I don't want it to effect future thyroid panel

I am taking thytprohin pmg, a food supplement. How long does it take the medication to leave my system? I don't want it to effect future thyroid panel

Read package label: Typically these types of products come with label inserts inside the boxes or on the panels of the boxes with instructions and information such as what you ask. Another resource would be the internet at the website of the company or their toll-free phone number which they likely publish on their website. Some products may even have 24 hour hotlines set up to answer specific questions. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to take thyroid booster supplement?

Would it be okay to take thyroid booster supplement?

No: There are no thyroid boosters, they just "boost" the money out of your pocket and into theirs. Your thyroid doesn't need a boost. If it doesn't function properly there is real and legitimate medication to fix it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Are there any diet supplements for thyroid issues?

Are there any diet supplements for thyroid issues?

Iodine, Zinc: Along with b-100 (b-complex), vitamin c, magnesium, l-carnitine has been shown to help the body convert T4 to T3 (liothyronine) the active form of thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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Which type of diet supplement is safe with thyroid meds?

Practically anything: Just remember, don't take anything for at least 30 minutes after your thyroid dosing - no vitamins, no milks, no prescriptions, etc. You can have clear liquids. ...Read more

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What is the best supplement to cover adrenal and thyroid support?

What is the best supplement to cover adrenal and thyroid support?

No supplements: You do not need supplements to support normal glands. Eat a healthy diet, exercise, and let your glands respond normally to the stresses of life. ...Read more

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What supplement/s to cover adrenal and thyroid support is the best?

What supplement/s to cover adrenal and thyroid support is the best?

Why supplements?: Your thyroid and adrenals are precisely regulated by the pituitary and other factors. If your thyroid and adrenal are functioning normally, then you don't need supplements, and they will not help you. If your thyroid or adrenals are underactive, then you need to take hormone replacement. Best done by a doctor who knows about this (eg. An endocrinologist). Not someone who sells his own supplement. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a thyroid supplement be used with garcinia cambrogia?

Please tell me, could a thyroid supplement be used with garcinia cambrogia?

Garcinia cambrogia: There should be no issue with this. It is helpful for some weight loss and also for diabetes. Nobody needs a thyroid supplement. Patients with low thyroid levels need replacement with thyroxine not a thyroid "supplement"!! Often these not well produced supplements are more expensive than prescribed meds and are certainly worse most often. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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