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Does l-thyroxine burns muscle ? Do we lose muscle mass with this treatment ? How can it affect the body for sports ?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Thyroid and muscle

In order to be in shape for sports, your thyroid level needs to be normal; not too high, not too low.
If you are taking l-thyroxine for hypothyroidism, it should be adjusted based on blood tests.

In brief: Thyroid and muscle

In order to be in shape for sports, your thyroid level needs to be normal; not too high, not too low.
If you are taking l-thyroxine for hypothyroidism, it should be adjusted based on blood tests.
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