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Re: SYNTHROID AND THYROID

Re: SYNTHROID AND THYROID

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Posted by penny on August 14, 2000 at 19:59:31:

In Reply to: SYNTHROID AND THYROID posted by f.F. ODEN on August 14, 2000 at 18:27:16:

Hi there, I'm new to this board and it looks great. I know how frustrating it is to get that synthroid life sentence. I have recently stopped taking synthroid myself and am doing better. I've accomplished this with an intensive supplementation regimen of minerals and vitamins, in which I'm correcting my nutritional deficiencies and removing environmental toxins from my body which I believe are the main causes of thyroid disease (as well as numerous so called "autoimmune" diseases). You can check out ithyroid.com, a site that is devoted to investigating the causes and cures of thyroid disease. There's no selling of any sort there. Just excellent information for anyone interested in conquering thyroid disease. Good luck. Penny

: IS THERE EVER A CURE TO WHERE ONE DOESN'T HAVE TO TAKE SYNTHROID AND CAN DISCONTINUE. I HAVE BEEN TOLD I HAVE TO TAKE IT THE REST OF MY LIFE. I STARTED ON ON .001 AND NOW TAKE .03MG. I HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, CAN'T LOOSE IT, RETAIN FLUID, HAVE PUFFY EYES, SOMETIMES NIGHT SWEATS, AND SLEEPLESS NIGHTS. EVERYTIME I GO FOR CHECK UP - THE DOC UPS THE PRESCRIPTION.

: IS THERE ANYTHING THAT CAN BE DONE? I CAN'T STAND THIS WEIGHT? I AM 5'8 AND WEIGH242. FOR A FEMALE THAT JUST IS GROSS. I EVEN CONSIDERED DRASTIC GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, BUT WAS TOLD IT WOULD BE USELESS WITH THYROID PROBLEMS AND TAKING SYNTHROID. ANY SUGGESTIONS?




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