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Are there safe alternative or supplemental treatments for hypothyroidism, beyond synthetic hormones?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: None

No really, the best treatment is the replacement with thyroid hormone that is synthetic of what the body produces, is one of the safest medications approved by the fda.

In brief: None

No really, the best treatment is the replacement with thyroid hormone that is synthetic of what the body produces, is one of the safest medications approved by the fda.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Levothyroxine is the most reliable, safest treatment for hypothyroidism.
The hormone foundation has a fact sheet on meds for hypothyroidism. See hormone.Org.

In brief: No

Levothyroxine is the most reliable, safest treatment for hypothyroidism.
The hormone foundation has a fact sheet on meds for hypothyroidism. See hormone.Org.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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