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Old 09-21-2003, 09:39 PM   #1
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Red face Too much Armour???

Hi- I usually take 1 grain of Armour once in the morning and once around 3pm. Today, for some strange reason I took 2 in the morning so that I would not need to take it this afternoon. (When I originally started 6mos. ago the Doc said it didn't really matter)
Shortly thereafter I felt nauseous and weak, hot, and now I feel like I have a lump in my throat when I swallow. It's been about10 hours since I took the dose. What's going on, and any idea when it'll end?
Laura

 
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Old 09-21-2003, 10:30 PM   #2
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The T3 in the Armour probably changed things for you. T3 is the active form of the thyroid hormone and only lasts for 8 hours. You effectively hit your body with double what you usually give it at one time, and it reacted with the symptoms as you described.

Yes it does matter - hopefully your symptoms will ease off in a couple of days, maybe a week at maximum.

HTH.

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