What are the therapeutic effects of thyroid hormone replacement?

Many. Thyroid hormone replacement is needed to treat hypothyroidism. Patient with hypothyroidism can have fatigue, dry skin/nails, constipation, lack of focus, weight gain...Appropriate replacement of thyroid hormone will raise your level back to a normal level and can alleviate some of the above symptoms.

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What is thyroid hormone replacement?

Simple treatment. Years ago we found that once daily thyroid hormone supplements could help those with a low functioning or nonfunctioning thyroid gland. The expected dose for age/size is prescribed and the effect is monitored by simple blood tests.Occasional increases or decreases in the daily dose is made if blood tests show the need. Read more...
Treatment. Patients with low thyroid hormone in blood (hypothyroidism) require treatment with thyroid hormone. This is sometimes called thyroid hormone replacement. Read more...

Is tyrosine included in thyroid hormone replacement?

Almost never. I do not dso this and I have never seen it done, although some "shaman" may do this! not necessary, really. Read more...

Will I lose weight after prescribed thyroid hormone replacement?

Hypothyroidism. Replacement of thyroid hormone deficiency may result in weight loss. Read more...
Possibly. An underactive thyroid gland may indeed lead to difficulty losing body fat (weight). With proper thyroid replacement and achieving optimal levels of your thyroid hormones, you may notice increased weight loss. However, it is critical to optimize nutrition and exercise if you want to achieve and maintain your weight loss goals. Read more...

I have autoimmune issues - had thyroidectomy, take thyroid hormone replacement - is an IR sauna safe for me?

IR sauna. unlikely that you would have a problem, but read the following article that I found interesting, and confer with your doctor if in doubt, best wishes http://www.the-infrared-sauna-effect.com/dangers-of-the-infrared-sauna.html. Read more...