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How is hypothyroidism treated in you?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Replacement therapy

The only treatment known to be effective is thyroid hormone replacement therapy, which gives you back what you need.
There are some herbal and food remedies that can be tried in conjunction with hormone replacement, but their effectiveness is sketchy.

In brief: Replacement therapy

The only treatment known to be effective is thyroid hormone replacement therapy, which gives you back what you need.
There are some herbal and food remedies that can be tried in conjunction with hormone replacement, but their effectiveness is sketchy.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Brand name t4

Use brand name T4 replacement.
Your doctor will need to check the blood levels to make sure you are receiving the right dose. Once stable, it generally only needs to be checked once/year.

In brief: Brand name t4

Use brand name T4 replacement.
Your doctor will need to check the blood levels to make sure you are receiving the right dose. Once stable, it generally only needs to be checked once/year.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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