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I am currently taking levothyroxine .125 mg for hypothyroidism and trying to get back into bodybuilding. Is it safe to take a bcaa supplement?

I am currently taking levothyroxine .125 mg for hypothyroidism and trying to get back into bodybuilding. Is it safe to take a bcaa supplement?

Yes: Yyes. Just keep your TSH and ft4 checked regularly. We have bcaa in our body. Only concern would be iodinated products, or chlorinated, brominated, fluorinated. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is thyroxine safe in pregnency?

Is thyroxine safe in pregnency?

Thyroid Treatment: Yes. Of course. And low or hypo thyroid in pregnancy is dangerous. Take you medication. ...Read more

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Can i take q10 if i take thyroxine?

Yes: Coenzyme q10 is presently being peddled for pretty much everything and if you believed what these people are saying you would at best be reading uncritically. Coenzyme q specifically helps a group of very rare diseases. Supplement makers are not held by law to the standards of truth that the healthtap team is. If you want to pay money to people for deceiving you, that's your business. ...Read more

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In what time frame does thyroxine work?

In what time frame does thyroxine work?

Weeks: Since the thyroxine has a long duration in the body, every daily pill contributes little to the total body thyroid hormone content. As a consequence, it takes a long time (6 weeks) for thyroxine levels to reach the target level once treatment is started. ...Read more

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Can i lose weight on 150 mcg thyroxine?

Depends: If you are hypothyroid, have gained weight related to hypothyroidism, and then take thyroid hormone to correct your level back to normal, you would likely lose weight. If your thyroid level is normal and you try taking thyroid hormone to lose weight, it will not work, and will likely make you gain weight, as thyroid hormone increases appetite. ...Read more

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Does Synthroid (thyroxine) contain iodine?

Thyroid hormone: Contains iodine, and synthroid (thyroxine) is thyroid hormone, so there's a very small amount of iodine in it, but not enough to cause problems, even in people who are allergic to iodine. ...Read more

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Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with tea?

Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with tea?

Yes: Hi. Yep, no problem. Try to take it under the same circumstances on a regular basis. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more