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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?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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