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Old 12-03-2004, 08:27 PM   #1
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selenium question {{{{sorry}}}}

My doc told me to take folic acid WITH my thyroid meds, but what about the selenium ? With the meds or later. Thanks again for you help
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Old 12-06-2004, 06:38 AM   #2
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Re: selenium question {{{{sorry}}}}

Just bumping you up - 'cause I'd like to know, too!

 
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Old 12-06-2004, 07:59 AM   #3
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Re: selenium question {{{{sorry}}}}

Selenium shouldnt' interfere with anythingelse you are taking, but I would advicse taking it with a meal or with Vitamin E. Selenium increases the uptake of Vitamin E, so it would make that more beneficial.
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Re: selenium question {{{{sorry}}}}

um.....but should it be taken WITH the thyrolar or later in the day ?

 
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um.....but should it be taken WITH the thyrolar or later in the day ?
As I said, I would advise taking it with a meal or with your other supplements (especially Vitamin E). This means that you should not take it at the same time as your thyroid meds, since you shouln't take your thyroid meds with food or other supplements. It wouldn't likely affect your thyroid meds one way or the other, but I like to be ultra-safe.
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Old 12-06-2004, 03:28 PM   #6
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Re: selenium question {{{{sorry}}}}

Thank you for clearing that up. I think I also suffer from brain fog LOL!
You have been soooo helpful and have given me so much information to better understand and deal with this disease.
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