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  1. testosterone
    ... can't seem to stabilize anything. Has anyone used Armour thyroid? Any words of wisdom?...
    ... most active thyroid hormone is T3 and if you use Armour thyroid it is about 80 percent T4 and 20 Percent...
    ... Problem is, it's hard to find doctors that still use ' Armour thyroid' since the drug companies convince doctors...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  2. cortisol saliva results
    ... looks like it caused my T3 to drop so I increased my Armour . It only helps a little to get me out of bed in the...
    ... symptoms and not able to tolerate normal doses of Armour ( of which i am slowly dosing back on) that i had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone

  3. stopping cortisol b/c of new doctor app?
    ... now up to 7 1/2 every morning. they also put me on Armour . I had to stop the Armour because of calve swelling ... . mixture of armour and cortisol. I kept taking the cortisol very concerned ... my adrenals. My legs stopped swelling without the Armour . Not to drag this out, they put me back on Levoxyl ... needed some kind of thyroid med. When I was taking the Armour (first time ever) I started to pick up. (I will take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl

  4. feeling worse on Cortef
    ... tried to take. I am currently on a very small dose of Armour , 2x a day .31 grain. I was prescribed 5 mg Cortef...
    ... well with less than 25 mg, especially when dosing Armour . Keep in mind that for 20% of people, Medrol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Medrol

  5. More lab results
    ... was on levothyroxine for a year and then moved to Armour , which I could not tolerate. I think I was already...
    Medications also discussed in this post: levothyroxine

  6. Please Help - Feeling Hopeless -Adrenal +Thyroid Issues
    ... so I couldn't take it anymore. Then I switched to Armour , which as you noted, raised my T3, left my T4 exactly ... I'm not sure if I feel more depressed since on the Armour . I feel like I've been depressed for a while now...
    ... so I couldn't take it anymore. Then I switched to Armour , which as you noted, raised my T3, left my T4 exactly ... taking), synthroid, etc. It is possible that the Armour , even though it is a low dose and may be suppressing...
    ... down....all this after having started on low dose Armour . I don't know if I should take more Armour, less ... Armour, no Armour, Armour plus T3, or go with a completely different protocol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine Synthroid levothyroxine

  7. Why I am Having Difficulty with HC Replacement?
    ... COLOR="Magenta"]GREAT for the short time I was on Armour . Prior to that, no doing to shabbily on levothyroxine...
    ... I just wish I could get back on thyroid meds, esp Armour . I have not had a stim test, but from what I have...
    ... Armour is a great drug, but it has a very high ratio of T3 ... you can control how much T3 you get or add T4 to the armour . DHEA sulfate, IGF-1, prolactin, renin, aldosterone...
    ... the geriatric population :) I am still thinking Armour is too high T3 for me, as you point out. I was thinking ... of doing the thyroxine/ Armour combo. Incidentally, I tried to go back on thyroxine...
    ... wanting to go on HC replacement in order to get my Armour up, however I wouldn't be able to do it if my ferritin...
    ... going is when I reflect on how wonderful I felt on Armour . Not only did I have energy, and had started to see ... sublingual. What is your adrenal situation and current Armour dose? I am always glad to compare notes with a fellow...
    ... hon I am currently just tolerating 1 3/4 grains of Armour , I am having problems with anxiety too when I raise ... that as a major issue if you have problems tolerating armour or t3 and I do believe Janie says why in her book ... suitable doc. One thing that did happen since I went on Armour which is worth a million, is that I no longer take...
    ... tolerate thyroid meds, I am on very small dose of Armour , my last ferritin was 7 and I can't tolerate Iron...
    ... are you on for Thyroid? I am taking .31 grain Armour 2x a day, and I am trying third dose, but not every...
    ... meds and had same or worse reaction. I was put on Armour , I think half a grain, and it was not much different ... doctors, and finally one doctor prescribed compounded Armour , started me on 1/8th of a grain two times a day. From ... at 6 am, then at 10 am I take my iron, 2 pm another Armour , 6 pm another iron, 10 pm third Armour. I think...
    ... meds and had same or worse reaction. I was put on Armour , I think half a grain, and it was not much different ... doctors, and finally one doctor prescribed compounded Armour , started me on 1/8th of a grain two times a day. From ... it might work. What is the difference between Armour and compounded Armour? I tried everything too. ... Last dr (very expensive) put me on 1/2 grain armour . I knew it would be too much, so I tried 1/8 grain ... wait to be off all this stuff and get back onto the Armour . I felt so happy, calm and energetic for the short...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Estradiol levothyroxine Lexapro Seroquel Cytomel Diazepam Klonopin Unithroid Xanax Ativan

  8. Toronto Doc's/ my TSH,T3,T4
    ... restless on 100mcg t4. I would be open to try cytomel or armour . Any advice? I think adrenals may be affected.. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel

  9. Concern over hydrocortisone side effects and blood tests....
    ... after the removal) I have had amazing results with Armour thyroid has given me a 30 day supply until she figures ... are normal TSH/total t3 is still slightly high on Armour thyroid - we will make no changes at present and discuss...
    ... illness! Is the stress you are undergoing like that? Armour has a lot of T3 in it... so if you added a tiny bit...
    ... will not even THINK about adding something to the armour ...she wants me off of it and when I asked about a ... combo she said we can take you off armour and switch you to synthroid....just like that. *UGH...
    ... hopefully someone will chime in but if you look at the armour site, I do believe they list the doctors that prescribe ... know that T4 alone is not enough. However, the T3 in armour is super high and may not be suitable for you based...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef Hydrocortisone Potassium Synthroid thyroxine Cytomel Levoxyl Unithroid

  10. Effects of Pregnenolone, DHEA and Isocort on Sex Hormone Tests
    ... new dr, went up to 100 mcg thyroxine. Wanted to try armour , went to new dr. Switched to 45 mg. Then had ER visit ... Results "normal". Saw new dr, put me back on 30 mg Armour and recommended the DHEA. No biopsy, no uptake. Just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  11. Just Diagnosed with Addison's
    ... that is why he put me on cortisol acetate. I take armour thyroid (2 grains). My tsh level was 7 (yikes! now...

  12. Skin pigmentation question
    ... get into and work with. I found my rare gem on the Armour thyroid physician locator database. everyone else...

  13. Finally got cortisol results - Please help interpret
    ... luck on your search for a new MD. Have you tried the Armour thyroid physician database. Most that prescribe Armour...

  14. Need Help...which do I get tested DHEA or DHEA Sulfate?
    ... not mean optimal for you. Have you looked to the Armour physician locator database for a thyroid/endocrine ... too. What city in IL do you live in.. I will dig up Armour approved MDs in your area and list them by name and...

  15. Safety of DHEA supplements
    ... and hyper and still have the exhaustion. I am on armour thyroid and have been for quite some time after switching...
    Medications also discussed in this post: levothyroxine

  16. Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency?
    ... months, after I had such fantastic initial success with Armour , I knew I was in trouble. Over the summer I had...

  17. Please Help! Are my Adrenals In Trouble Can't Tolerate Thyroid Meds Anymore
    ... happened recently after a trial of a few months on Armour . Now, I can't hardly take a small dose of thyroxine...
    ... thyroid medication - levothyroxine, levoxyl, synthroid, armour and cytomel - and every permutation of dosages. ... :( Today, I am on a small does of levoxyl and armour . I feel exhausted and my heart is pounding. I also ... range free T4 and a TSH of 2. something. (on 45 mg Armour ) Every time I need to move up the dose to feel...
    ... thyroid medication - levothyroxine, levoxyl, synthroid, armour and cytomel - and every permutation of dosages. ... :( Today, I am on a small does of levoxyl and armour . I feel exhausted and my heart is pounding. I also ... range free T4 and a TSH of 2. something. (on 45 mg Armour ) Every time I need to move up the dose to feel ... But if you are suspecting adrenal fatigue t3 meaning armour or cytomel is going to drag your adrenals down more...
    ... I wne to see an integrative med dr, and he is Armour all the way. I decided to follow his treatment protocol ... land and all "buzzy". The dr recommended 30 mg armour . I decided to start on 15 and go thing I did. I was ... seemed to ameliroate the "hyper" dizzy feeling of the Armour and hopefully, is helping the hormone to go where...
    ... I wne to see an integrative med dr, and he is Armour all the way. I decided to follow his treatment protocol ... land and all "buzzy". The dr recommended 30 mg armour . I decided to start on 15 and go thing I did. I was ... seemed to ameliroate the "hyper" dizzy feeling of the Armour and hopefully, is helping the hormone to go where...
    ... 2.8 at its highest. It was only when I went on armour with its higher T3 content, that my adrenal issue ... felt great at first, and then could no longer the Armour . If you still don't feel optimum, I would recommend ... synthetic known here as Cytomel or maybe a bit or Armour ). Or of course, you may consider trying Armour alone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine Cytomel Levoxyl Synthroid levothyroxine

  18. Help with Lab results
    ... time even after a work out. He is on testosterone, armour , cortef and adrenal grandulars for Adrenal Fatigue...

  19. Adrenal vs. Thyroid Management?
    ... switch to Time-Release T3 75mcg about a month ago, from Armour 180mg). I know about some of the more common symptoms...
    ... replacement. Have you considered doing Synthroid vs. Armour . I found that this worked real well for me combined...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone Cytomel Florinef Lexapro Synthroid

  20. Adrenal Fatigue affecting Thyroid Medication Efficiency???
    ... zone) found my cortisol was low. He started me on Armour (Thyrolar was not available) and when I first took ... down hill. Even though I reached 90mg(1.5 grains) of Armour I had severe headaches, fatigue, worse body aches...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel

  21. Sick and desperate
    ... that prescribe florinef. Same thing if you want an armour doctor. I am a firm believer if they don't prescribe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef

  22. hi new here need help with adrenal issue asap
    ... bad(i also have hyppthyroidism and high RT3 was on armour had to stop),,CAN I JUS take isocort were my adrenal...

  23. Any suggestions
    ... chronic myofascail pain. I take: 4 grains (240mg) Armour thyroid, 25 mg cortef (split dosing), 2 10/325 hydrocodone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  24. Elevated DHEA-s, all other tests normal
    ... towards asking the doc for a trial perscription of Armour to see if it helps, but I don't want to confuse the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Estradiol

  25. Saliva Test Results - Borderline Adrenal Fatigue?
    ... unintentional weight loss when I was on 3/4 grains of Armour . Lost 13 pounds in a month! While the weight loss ... ve talked with other folks who have dealt with both Armour and AF. Apparently the Armour put strain on the adrenals ... that does. I'm hoping to be able to get back on the Armour again, since my FreeTs are still low. Btw, woke...
    ... just me. It just seems that you have an odd rhythm. Armour is heavy on the T3 side...more heavy than most but ... you can control the amount of T3 or add a T4 to your armour . Fatigue like that happens with cortisol issues...
    ... This time including DHEA. Even when I was on the Armour , my FTs were still below midrange, although TSH was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel

  26. blurred or double vision
    ... wrong. I only had the double vision when I took the Armour . One dr told me that it had to be an allergic reaction...

  27. Cortrosyn Stim test... Labs question
    ... Hashimoto's ( thyroid levels are really good ) and take Armour for this. Can anyone here offer me some thoughts...
    ... Hashimoto's ( thyroid levels are really good ) and take Armour for this. Can anyone here offer me some thoughts...

  28. Has anyone gone from brand name Florinef to generic?
    ... Thanks kmatthew. Yes, I'm on 180mg Armour thyroid, 45mg cortef, 0.15 fludro, 120mg pregnenolone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef

  29. do you have Addison's & Hashimoto's
    ... list), and am on nearly full thyroid replacement ( Armour ). It is important that your adrenal function is properly...

  30. Is this secondary addisons?
    ... for almost 1.5 years now. I am also on synthroid and armour thyroid. Trying to get my thyroid to produce a little ... mostly it is given through the synthroid. Before the armour I was on 150mcg of synthroid. I also take a total...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  31. Question about DHEA?
    ... or two. Also, do I need to take it apart from my Armour ? Any comment or advice will be greatly appreciated...

  32. Can adrenal problems cause high testosterone in women?
    ... cysts. I do have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and take Armour Thyroid. What symptoms would indicate an adernal...

  33. lab results reflect AF, need some advice.
    ... I have so much trouble tolerating smallest dose of Armour . Are you on thyroid meds and how much do you take...
    ... thanks, looks like we are very similuar. Yes I take Armour for my thyroid and I take 90mg right now. I keep upping...
    ... I have so much trouble tolerating smallest dose of Armour . Are you on thyroid meds and how much do you take...
    ... taking it any more. I am also on a very low dose of Armour because I just can't tolerate anything. So my thyroid...
    ... T3 thyroid supplementation, such as is contained in Armour , IS usually contraindicated until cortisol levels...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  34. saliva cortisol results, what do you think?
    ... 4-1.0 I am on a very small dose of Armour and I am having hard time increasing it. This has...

  35. Addisons and high blood pressure???
    ... I stood up :) . I am not on Cortisone yet...just Armour thyroid and blood pressure pills. Dang drs. anyhow...

  36. Missing Something?
    ... falling to the floor, then stick with it. Your Armour has room to go up. 3 grains or 180 mg is the minimum ... feel, otherwise you are doomed to fail in dosing the Armour optimally. Check with the Thyroid forum. Are you...
    ... past, especially anytime while adjusting steriods or Armour , I've also kept a temperature index (like Dr. Rind...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef Hydrocortisone Medrol methylprednisolone

  37. Adrenal Insufficiency Symptoms/labs
    ... were above 5, that is the cut off I use for Hashi's. Armour thyroid can usually keep antibodies in check, but...

  38. ACTH test results and treatment ?
    ... words, if he gets thyroid treatment (I only recommend Armour ), then his low aldosterone symptoms may get worse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef

  39. adrenal fatigue?? Pregnancy
    ... would ever "okay" something like that...she believes Armour thyroid should be pulled off the market:) ). What...

  40. What should I do?
    ... thyroid med was changed last week from thyroxine to Armour and for 3 days felt 'normal' again. A heart rate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  41. WandaB...question about labs
    ... anything to help me. At least I am told this dr will use Armour for the thyroid problem. I have not had my sugars...
    ... control better and is changing me from thyroxine to Armour and adding in DHEA, pregnenolone and fish oil. He...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx thyroxine

  42. Is this Addison's ?
    ... labs are ALL in range for my thyroid.I have tried ARMOUR , CYTOMEL wiyh NO improvement I have LOW serum cortisol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel Effexor Potassium Synthroid

  43. Adrenal insufficient - now Addison's? Need lab help!
    ... daughter in 2001, which is 75mcg of Levoxyl and 90mg of Armour . I had my second child in August 2005, and blood levels ... ago, with no lab numbers yet, I dropped off one 30mg Armour , bringing me to my current dose of 60mg Armour and ... been in the past - probably since I dropped 30mg of Armour . Besides the heart palps, I've also been unable to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Estrace Levoxyl Prednisone

  44. Maybe you can help me....
    ... looks like I'm hyper. I take a combo of Synthroidand & Armour to regulate my T3, but it's not enough. I paid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  45. Could this be Addison's (or another adrenal issue)
    ... not feeling well, you may want to check into trying Armour Thyroid instead. A lot of people on the thyroid board...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  46. HC vs. pred
    ... have hypoT plus weak adrenals. Can't tolerate my armour even though I'm taking 35 mg HC. Some have suggested...

  47. stress dosing
    ... been trying for over a year now to find the right armour dose (plus 2 years before that when my adrenal insuff ... doubled my HC for 3 days...no help. Then I lowered my armour - which caused a thryoid crash on top of my adrenal...
    ... taking HC has only imporved my ability to tolerate armour a little. What about my strong cravings for sugar...
    ... Do others with adrenals issues have to raise their armour slower than normal?...

  48. early addisons? early pigmintation signs?
    ... work with you. Although my endo supports the use of Armour thyroid, he does not recognize adrenal stress. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  49. What is bovine addrenal supplement?
    ... control all that, and your thyroid. I have been taking Armour thyroid for 3 years now. Maybe I can now decrease...
    ... used in combo with HC. I'm already taking HC and armour but I still can't raise without crashing. Starting...

  50. adrenals and in pain??
    ... adrenals were. I also have hashis/hypoT. I was on armour for over 2 years before a adrenal dx....pure hell...

  51. Cortisol reference levels
    ... reference ranges? I'm also hypothyroid and taking Armour thyroid 120 mg each morning. Can't shake that dead ... the list...and this after 2 years on this dose of Armour ??? New doc said these were "normal" values. I don...
    ... means, in my book, is that he is not going to nix my Armour thyroid. He also uses Chinese medicine and is at ... get him to do it, I'm afraid my endo (who handles my Armour thyroid) is going to be a deadend. He's already told...

  52. Can you help me understand my ACTH
    ... the level in your body. Investigate the benefits of Armour Thyroid (has T4, T3, T2, T1 and calcitonin). I've ... seen no one on Armour say they wanted to switch back to synthroid, but there ... on synthroid trying to find a doc to prescribe them Armour . Low cortisol has to be treated first though, so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  53. ACTH question
    ... thyroid and still a low dose (usually 30 or 60 mg. of Armour thyroid?) so you end up feeling worse than before ... and Free T3, if on the low side for both, start on Armour thyroid 90 mg. (Synthroid will probably NOT work well ... so I don't have those huge ups and downs. I take Armour thyroid 120 mg daily and feel so well that it's a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  54. brown drainage
    ... adrenal fatigue, stage 3. I am doing much better on Armour than I did on Synthroid, and I am taking natural hormones...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  55. no response to HC
    ... the blood in get into the cells. Anytime I take my armour I go hyper but my temps don't raise because of my...

  56. Sonyamom
    ... I take just a little synthroid (25mcg or 37.5 )(or Armour ) to help, it only make my TSH go lower and lower and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  57. Jet lag and cortisol levels etc
    ... from jet lag? 2. I think I was a bit overdosed on Armour at the time...could that skew the results as well...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  58. How do low adrenals mimic hyperthyroidism symptoms?
    ... Since I started taking Armour thyroid nearly 5 weeks ago, I actually feel worse...
    ... cortisol is not enough to break down the T3 from the Armour , so the T3 can build up and cause hyper. Every dose ... increase it takes 6 weeks for the T4 from the Armour to build up and 1 week or less for the T3 in the Armour...
    ... hydrocortisone 3xs daily. I also am taking 2 grains Armour in split dose. I am still extremely fatigued--still...
    ... board) I thought of something for you....many folks on Armour say they find themselves doing better at three grains...
    ... Hi Pixie! I kinda think I need to go up on my Armour too. I have heard the same thing. Now if I can only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone

  59. Are adrenal glandulars effective?
    ... adrenal glandulars after I did not show improvement to Armour thyroid for hypothyroidism. I tried one a day for...
    ... If you are on a low dose Armour , like 1 grain, from what I've seen that amount doesn...
    ... I am taking 60 mg of Armour Thyroid and I was taking 150 mg of adrenal concentrate ... can't tell if my symptoms suggest too much t3 in the Armour or poor adrenal function or what. My doctor did not ... increase in energy or feel better after taking the Armour , and it has been nearly 5 weeks. I have had nearly ... has not done any follow-up testing yet. I wonder how Armour would affect my t3 if I was almost in the upper half...

  60. Hyperpigmentation questions
    ... aches--especially in my knees; and after being on Armour thyroid for a little over 4 weeks, I feel a little...

  61. question on symptoms
    ... nothing on the cortef. A month after that I was put on Armour thyroid and that really lifted me, I'd say twice as ... more (I'm hypopituitary), but the treatment with the Armour really stands out for me. Has Dr. Friedman explained...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef Potassium Medrol methylprednisolone

  62. high doses of hydro
    ... tablet. Perhaps someone else knows about the armour causing a crash. I don't know why it would. Maybe ... understand about the taking 100mg hydro to make the armour work. Seems very extreme to me. Taking this much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef Potassium

  63. Anyone recovering from hypoadrenia (adrenal fatigue)?
    ... up to 20 mg. per day. In addition, he prescribed Armour thyroid pills, to be increased by 1/4 grain per week ... have been given, with perhaps the omission of the Armour ? Were you asked to take Dessimated Adrenal glandulars...

  64. I'm a new poster here..a little advice?
    ... palpitations after eating and so fourth. I am on Armour now as an experiment, but my so callled numbers for...

  65. new to group.....possibly addison's??
    ... currently hypothyroidism and I am taking 30 mg's of armour thyroid....also, currently on alot of supplements ... it the next day or so. i am sleeping better on the armour thyroid. I know my hormones are severely messed up...

  66. Okay, here's what's been going on...
    ... lower, and TSH is higher, so he wants to put me on armour thyroid. Vitamin B-12 is on the low end and since...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  67. Could this be Addison's?
    ... rinologist in our town, and he's a Hindu guy who is against Armour , and will only prescribe Synthroid. My friend sees...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Prednisone Synthroid Zocor

  68. test results - opinions welcome
    ... me on Adreset, and Cortico B5-B6 for adrenal, and Armour 30mg for thyroid.. any advice is welcome....

  69. All the Signs and symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue - cortef
    ... dont want to cause any further problems by taking armour when my adrenals arent working. thanks for yalls...

  70. DHEA problems?
    ... Interesting! I am slightly hypothyroid. I am on 15mg of Armour plus 12.5mcg of Synthroid (half a pill). I've been...
    ... the best moves I ever made. I wonder if maybe the armour is not good for you right now and maybe you should ... until your adrenals are strengthened and then add the armour back? Oh, and the allergy stuff. I was thinking...
    ... the best moves I ever made. I wonder if maybe the armour is not good for you right now and maybe you should ... until your adrenals are strengthened and then add the armour back? Oh, and the allergy stuff. I was thinking ... soon, Colleen I am on a teeney-tiny amount of Armour (15 mg, a tiny, tiny pill), so I don't think it's ... himself as a thyroid expert. I asked him about the Armour taxing my adrenals and he didn't think that was the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  71. understanding ITT report
    ... per day, except on day of the test. I had stopped armour 2 > months earlier. > > ITT > Glusoce base 86...

  72. Experiences on Isocort
    ... wanted to add that I was taking a compounded t3/t4(like armour ) and that made me hyper. Then I changed docs and she...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel

  73. thyroid v. adrenals. v. menopause
    ... She says that nobody should feel worse when taking armour ...only better. Tells me to start taking armour and ... only her for several months. Then, I go back on my armour and start getting sick again...within 24 hours. 2 ... adrenals. I can't find the connection. I was told that armour raises estrogen not lowering it. And to make things ... going into menopause but that doesn't explain why my armour is making me sick again. I should have asked the...
    ... hormone is also low. Regarding your reaction to armour ...I don't know if this might contribute but if you ... t feel too good. Also, if you are trying to take armour without any cortef, you will definitely feel worse...
    ... thats stating the obvious to you). i currently take armour which has t4 and t3. Before I took t4 only...results ... that I have menopause but that doesn't explain why my armour makes me sick..I can't find the connection. I'm trying...
    ... She says that nobody should feel worse when taking armour ...only better. Robin, I'm not sure this is helpful ... information, but I am someone who feels worse on Armour . You can read my thread over on the Thyroid board ... --"Having Trouble with Armour ". Essentially, I felt great on Armour for the first ... and it was high. The week on the increased dose of Armour was pure hell. All of the above symptoms, only 10 ... times worse. After a week, I quit the Armour cold turkey and the next day I felt completely back ... Thought maybe I should go back to the smaller dose of Armour , so I tried it again that night, and boom, all the ... some people cannot tolerate the ratio of T4 to T3 in Armour --it's too much T3. I feel for you. I too am dealing...
    ... Christy, For me I have the same problems with armour as I do with synthetic, t4 only. How about you? ... Since you're not taking armour what do you take? Robin...
    ... For me I have the same problems with armour as I do with synthetic, t4 only. How about you? ... Since you're not taking armour what do you take? Ahhh, I'm sorry, I didn't understand ... That's what I went back to when I stopped taking the Armour . After this recent Armour mess, I decided (upon...
    ... Good morning! I'm still on the Levoxyl. After the Armour , I went back to the Levoxyl. I don't know what would...
    ... it can be very difficult to take thryoid hormone. Armour can be wonderful, but under the circumstance of weak ... instrument. You just feel really beat up. I know...I'm on Armour . On good adrenals...Armour if you ask me, is the ... properties that a pure t4 doesn't offer. The t3 in Armour , as Doc. Blanchard says can OUT pace the t4 over time...
    ... was during a 2.5 months time when I STOPPED taking armour . The armour(as well as other thyroid meds) were making ... estrogen. My doc (ex doc) says my bad reation to armour was because I was going into menopause. Now I've ... heard of a bad reaction to armour because of adreanl problems but not because of menopause ... ...have you. Do you know about armour causing hot flashes??? Sounds like a bunch of bull ... the latest trend. He also said my bad reaction to armour was because I was hypo for soooo long. He didn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel Levoxyl Synthroid

  74. Doc wants me to take new "vitamin". I am frustrated.
    ... her scope of knowledge. We just got done trying Armour for my thyroid--I did not tolerate this well. So...
    ... right back where I started. I also tried a t3/t4 (like armour ) and it helped some but dr said I was going hyper...
    ... Levoxyl only right now after a disastrous try at the Armour ). If I don't seem to be getting anywhere, I'm going...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Estradiol Folic Potassium Cytomel levothyroxine Levoxyl

  75. Cortef & Armour together in am?
    ... Hello, You know if it is ok to take both cortef and armour with breakfast, or could this affect the absorption...
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