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Could rhodiola cause low TSH levels?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Unlikely but...

Rhodiola is known to improve thyroid function and thus might be expected to reduce TSH levels somewhat (though more research on this is needed).
However, a low TSH tends to be a sign of hyperthyroidism and, as far as i know, rhodiola is not known to stimulate the thyroid to the point of hyperthyroidism.

In brief: Unlikely but...

Rhodiola is known to improve thyroid function and thus might be expected to reduce TSH levels somewhat (though more research on this is needed).
However, a low TSH tends to be a sign of hyperthyroidism and, as far as i know, rhodiola is not known to stimulate the thyroid to the point of hyperthyroidism.
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Very unlikely

There is no known effect of rhodiola on the hypothalamus, pituitary or thyroid gland.
Low TSH is almost always associated with hyperthyroidism or a pituitary problem. See an endocrinologist for evaluation.

In brief: Very unlikely

There is no known effect of rhodiola on the hypothalamus, pituitary or thyroid gland.
Low TSH is almost always associated with hyperthyroidism or a pituitary problem. See an endocrinologist for evaluation.
Dr. Robert Lang
Dr. Robert Lang
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