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Old 08-24-2009, 06:12 AM   #1
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topping up but not suppressing thyroid function? Potassium affected?

Would like input~

In working on fine-tuning thyroid replacement, I'm in a bit of a quandry. My question: CAN we, through slow and careful 'tweaking,' get to a T4/Armour dose that will allow us to feel very well, while topping up--but NOT suppressing--remaining thyroid gland function?

'Cause right now, I see a higher TSH when I raise synthroid just a tad. Like 6.25 mcg added in a few times a week. Does this mean that small amount is suppressing my endogenous function?

Hoping to find 'The Dose'~

vintageviolets

ps-- Do thyroid hormone levels interfere with Potassium levels? and if so, can someone tell me the pathway, how it occurs? thanks!

 
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