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High Cholesterol board

  1. HELP!---with everything!
    ... thyroid. I have been treated for that and now take Synthroid to avoid being hypothyroid. Back then in 2006...

  2. Not Worried About My High Cholesterol
    ... forum and you'll see all the problems people have with synthroid and the other synthetic hormones. And the doctors...

  3. Lipitor and Zocor relation to liver trouble
    ... it when I pointed it out and asked, starting me on synthroid ) I drink the OJ already, but will try out the...

  4. afternoon lightheaded
    ... Beta Sitosterol along with my prescriptions of .137 synthroid and 91 grain coated aspirin. Here is the problem...

  5. Meds vs diet changes vs vitamins/minerals?
    ... doctors give you a song and dance about how much better synthroid is because it is consistent, blah, blah, blah and ... armour isn't blah, blah , blah... Well it was synthroid NOT armour that the FDA almost pulled. Right story...
    ... never bother to tell them why the FDA wanted to pull Synthroid . Just wondering, did you ever take the other thyroid...
    ... Nhone. never used synthroid . Had to fight to get Armour. My dr. wasn't comfortable ... rather scathing letter from the FDA to the makers of synthroid when they wanted to be declared safe and effective...
    ... funny how many doctors don't know about the FDA and synthroid ..... I also find it funny how many cholesterol lowering...

  6. my dr put me on tricore and zocore because my triglcerides were high .
    ... blah, blah. The problem is that was the problem with synthroid . Synthroid also got pulled by the FDA. Synthroid...

  7. Grrr, I am going in for Tyroid testing but get this instead
    ... tested. The normal medication given for hypothyroid is synthroid , however, synthroid is T4 ONLY. It will do nothing...

  8. High Cholesterol - Zocor
    ... off by the next dosage. If you have low Free T3 , synthroid will not help, you will need Armour thyroid, or one...

  9. WOW My Mom's Cholestrol
    ... to t3 as it is supposed to. If you are taking only synthroid , it does not help the T3. You might consider Armour...

  10. So tell me the lesser of 2 evils...
    ... THe unfortunate problem is those stories apply to Synthroid , not Armour.. You can even find them Through the ... FDA.. Seems as if Synthroid was the bad boy, not Armour. Another spin by drug...

  11. Lipitor
    ... comments? Otherwise, I am feeling terrific. I also take Synthroid 88 for hypothyroid, and Lysinopril for blood pressure...
    ... to your doctor about the possibility of upping your Synthroid . Unless there is a very good reason for upping...

  12. Thyroid is screwing up my Cholesterol !
    ... is effecting my cholesterol. I've recently started Synthroid to regulate my Thyriod. So in about 2 months we will...
    ... was taking stopped making it and my doctor put me on Synthroid , I did not do as well on Synthroid and didn't learn...
    ... Synthroid is only T4. Your body might need the T3. Unfortunately...
    ... lowering or side effects? Also you might need more T3. Synthroid will only help with the T4. Most bodies convert T4...

  13. I know I'm in trouble - what else can I do?
    ... surgical, ovaries removed), thyroid removed (take synthroid , levels normal). Family history of heart attack...
    ... One of your problems could be the synthroid . It does not have T3 in it. Your doctor should run...

  14. high cholesterol sometimes means thyroid problems
    ... was hypothyroid. When I am on the correct dose of Synthroid , my cholesterol numbers are in line. However, it...

  15. Is it safe to take Lipitor for many years, how young is too young to start?
    ... close to the edge? Mine was, so I elected to go on synthroid . I was cold at night, my body temp was low. What is...

  16. thyroid and high cholesterol
    ... had RAI treatment. She takes levothroid, which is synthroid . i didn't know that could have side effects. I thought...

  17. Crestor....
    ... medication. I take innopran for high blood pressure and synthroid for low thyroid. Any suggestions here?...
    ... medication. I take innopran for high blood pressure and synthroid for low thyroid. Any suggestions here? Do U have...

  18. help!!!
    ... he's on 13 different med. He's on crestor, tricor, synthroid , accupril, norvasc, antacand, toprol xl, glucaphage...
    ... he's on 13 different med. He's on crestor, tricor, synthroid , accupril, norvasc, antacand, toprol xl, glucaphage...

  19. Alternative treatment?
    ... reading came back bad at that same time and I'm on synthroid too. Weird how it all happened at the same time. Like...
    ... reading came back bad at that same time and I'm on synthroid too. Weird how it all happened at the same time. Like...

  20. Statins use???
    ... natural thyroid (example Armour) and the synthetic Synthroid . Low thyroid means higher cholesterol levels....

  21. I need advice
    ... cholesterol was fine but when I was switched over to Synthroid up went my cholesterol. I told my doctor that I would ... not take Synthroid any more and wanted Armour and have been on it 4 months...

  22. Cholesterol and Vitiamin E
    ... shelf life date on the package. My doctor prescribed Synthroid . The beginning of problems, hair loss, weight problems...

  23. Can someone explain...
    ... a natural thyroid for 21 years and was switched to Synthroid the last 13 and I saw my cholesterol climb after the...
    ... Lipitor with the armour or the lovastatin with the synthroid . At least it will give you more information. Constipation...
    ... a natural thyroid for 21 years and was switched to Synthroid the last 13 and I saw my cholesterol climb after the...
    ... and thyroid medication. They only want to prescribe Synthroid and it is a battle to get them to let you take a natural...

  24. cholesterol drugs and hypothyroid
    ... Hi. I've been on synthroid for about a year and got my TSH to a good level. I...

  25. Best ways to increase HDL??
    ... medication for slight hypothyroidism (low dose Armour and Synthroid ) 3) I have been doing neurofeedback for stress and...

  26. Sudden High Cholesterol?
    ... the estrogen again. On a side note, she takes synthroid after having part of her thyroid removed about 15...
    ... estrogen. I myself have to take thyroid replacement and Synthroid was not working for me and I switched to a natural ... has the whole thyroid, t3 and t4 , not just t4 like Synthroid . :)...

  27. Anxiety causing High Cholesterol??
    ... issues.) So I am taking a small does of Armour and Synthroid daily (since April 2003). When I was in the thyroid...

  28. Too Afraid To Take Statins - Advice, Comments Anyone?
    ... I go to read the truth about Co Q10? I am taking Synthroid , Vit E (400 IU) Vit A, Vit C and Magnesium. I have...

  29. The Adrenal System and Cholesterol
    ... Thyroid cancer 1991 total thyroidectemy taking .115 synthroid , possible reocurrance waiting for a scan. Through...

  30. Well, I tried everything, now I've gotta go back on Statins...
    ... Since then I haven't taken any pills. But I'm on synthroid pills which bother me, but i don't know if i have...

  31. Garlic lowers cholesterol
    ... problem is i hate taking pills. i 've been taking Synthroid since 2000, it's been 4 years, my TSH is normal now...

  32. oolong tea lowers cholesterol
    ... are Atkin's diet and thyroid disorders. I've been on synthroid for the last 4 years. I also think I don't get a chance...

  33. bad reaction to zocor after 10 years
    ... anyone on this board has heard of this. I also take Synthroid ...

  34. Lyme disease and synthroid...
    ... I was diagnosed with lyme disease and started synthroid for thyroid nodules on the same day. Sometimes, ... are common with lyme. It is also a side effect of synthroid . I have not thought much about this in the months ... and think I have heart disease instead of lyme or synthroid side effects. I have been seeing my primary doctor...

Raynaud's Syndrome board

  1. breast cancer,hashi and raynaud's any connection?
    ... treatment caused her to have hypothyroidism. She's on Synthroid now and doing fine. The radiation can cause your thyroid...

  2. Raynauds Syndrome
    ... frozen...Do you take any vitamins for that? I am on synthroid 50 mcg......

Stroke board

  1. seeking advice
    ... currently takes Effexor, BusPar, Ativan (added) and Synthroid . I am not sure why she was put on 2 anti-depressants...

  2. Stroke
    ... zestril, labetolol and HCTZ for the high blood pressure, Synthroid for her thyroid and aspirin. Her BP is still not low...

  3. Anyone think this could be a stroke??????
    ... taking a few (like two) drugs, and the reaction between synthroid and soy that I didn't know about ... a greek philosopher...

Addison's Disease board

  1. Adrenal Fatigue ???s
    ... Here is my current list of meds & supps. AM: Synthroid Cytomel Lunch: Toprol XL aspirin fish oil ...

  2. Can someone help me with brown pigmentation on my face
    ... I am trying to figure out my optimal dose in both synthroid and HC. I hope you get the help you need....

  3. Adrenal Antibodies Test ?
    ... last October with hypothyroidism, so I have been on Synthroid for a year now. About 2 months ago I started feeling...

  4. testosterone
    ... Actually, synthroid is entirely T4 and that is the problem. The most...
    ... describes how and why so many doctors prescribe ' synthroid ' and why it fails to help so many people. The book ... since the drug companies convince doctors that synthroid will do the job. I don't know where you live but...

  5. feeling worse on Cortef
    ... at 1230 and the last 10 at 5 I am also on 100mcg of synthroid and 15mg of cytomel and thyroid is in good range....

  6. Borderline Hypoaldsteronism
    ... I just want to be healthy again. I'm also taking synthroid for hypothyroidism....

  7. Hi, I'm new to this board and new to Addison's
    ... day. I am on Hydrocortisone, Fluidrocortisone, and Synthroid . I am also mentaly helped by Cymbalta, Clonzepam,...
    ... also diagnosed with hypothyroidism and am on 50mcg of synthroid too! About 2 weeks ago they think I had a vasovagal...

  8. More lab results
    ... yesterday afternoon and said to start taking two of my Synthroid 25mcg tabs until I run out and then to refill the...

  9. Please Help - Feeling Hopeless -Adrenal +Thyroid Issues
    ... levothyroxine (the generic what you were taking), synthroid , etc. It is possible that the Armour, even though...

  10. Feel terrible and endo can't see me till Aug. 6th
    ... just right before I was diagnosed, so they put me on synthroid , and they my indo said that with the synthroid it...
    ... and it was due to having a baby, so I was put on Synthroid and felt better for a bit, than bad again. Now, three ... years later, I am still on the same dose of Synthroid , but now am feeling worse. I have had a lot of stress...

  11. New here, can you help me with test results?
    ... it was hyper, if anything. Now I am on 25 mcg of Synthroid and my last TSH level was at 1.45. I have been very ... but I did take my daily medications which are the Synthroid , Aciphex for acid reflux, and Loestrin 24 which is...

  12. Has anyone had thyroid problems with addisons?
    ... dull pains in my neck. Its so wierd and I've been on synthroid even before I was diagnosed and I've never had a problem...

  13. Concern over hydrocortisone side effects and blood tests....
    ... said we can take you off armour and switch you to synthroid ....just like that. *UGH* I felt like DEATH on synthroid...

  14. licorice root for adrenals
    ... interacted with my celexa, or quite possibly with my synthroid dose. It was a rough night and my system finally settled...

  15. Does anyone have secondary adrenal insufficiency?
    ... to 50/40 in a matter of seconds. i take prednisone, synthroid , metformin, and i haven't had a period in 19 years...
    ... to 50/40 in a matter of seconds. i take prednisone, synthroid , metformin, and i haven't had a period in 19 years...

  16. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
    ... On 3/12, FT4 was 27% and FT3 was 63%. I take 50mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel. MG, Can you help at all? I...

  17. hypothyroid with addisons?
    ... on hand. Even just starting on a token 25 - 50 mcg synthroid dose might be beneficial. I am glad that you are...

  18. My lower left stomach hurts near my ovaries. Is this normal?
    ... like the swelling may be moving to my ankles. My synthroid was reduced a week ago when I started HC. As a result...

  19. possible addisonian
    ... Hypothyroidism -diagnosed in 2005 and started on Synthroid -gained 50 pounds over a course of two months...
    ... I was on .125 MG of Synthroid , then about 8 months later they asked me to stop taking...

  20. On 5mg Cortef 4x daily, help with med scheduling please.
    ... it sounds good. Or if I am asking for trouble. Synthroid at 6:30 am hydrocortisol 7:30 am hydrocortisol 11...
    ... them on one of your doses. Either that or start your synthroid dose earlier. I take my synthroid and cytomel at...

  21. I am starting down the Adrenal insufficieny diagnosis road.. please help.
    ... of normal range. I am currently on 75 mcgs of Synthroid (4 weeks at this dose) and have yet to have my blood...

  22. Please Help! Are my Adrenals In Trouble Can't Tolerate Thyroid Meds Anymore
    ... every thyroid medication - levothyroxine, levoxyl, synthroid , armour and cytomel - and every permutation of dosages...
    ... every thyroid medication - levothyroxine, levoxyl, synthroid , armour and cytomel - and every permutation of dosages...
    ... I myself have an adrenal issue and when I was on synthroid at 100mcg, my FT3 was 2.8 at its highest. It was...

  23. Help...Help...Please
    ... said everything was OK. I am hypothyroid and take synthroid and have vitiligo. I cannot sleep more than 3 hours...

  24. Daughter back to testing for Addisons, any advice?
    ... I take 15 mg. of Cortef, but not Florinef. I take Synthroid for my thyroid, and human growth hormone by injection...

  25. Just curious how much Cortef (Cortisone) everyone is on
    ... the morning and 10mg at night, he also takes .175 Synthroid , and 0.1mg Flouronef. He was diagnosed about 8 years...

  26. Adrenal vs. Thyroid Management?
    ... am on 30mg of cortef 1 tablet of Florinef, 88mcg of Synthroid , dostinex, and 10mg of cytomel a day along with Aldoctone ... you are on replacement. Have you considered doing Synthroid vs. Armour. I found that this worked real well for...
    ... know if it was a matter of not tolerating the T4-only Synthroid or just the dosage he started me on. This Dr. I'm...

  27. Does any have addisons and graves disease??
    ... before they would give me the radiation. I am on synthroid , cortef, florinef and evista for my osteoporosis....

  28. Extremely Very Cold & Dizzy W/ Headache ?? Help!!
    ... most of the symptoms that you have and I am now on synthroid for my hypothyroidism as well as an adrenal supplement...

  29. Help interpreting Test Results (Adrenal Fatigue, CFS, etc.)
    ... get an MRI in the next few days. Meanwhile, I start Synthroid for goiter/hypothyroidism, and in 2 weeks I start ... the pituitary dysfunction). Doc seems to think the Synthroid may help my elevated cortisol. I dont really understand...

  30. Odd low blood pressure
    ... to be at the pharmacy earlier this week to fill my synthroid script and I took it there using their blood pressure...

  31. do you have Addison's & Hashimoto's
    ... I also take both Synthroid and Cortef. No problem, and I've not been warned of...
    ... I take synthroid , cytomel, florinef and cortef and am great....

  32. Is this secondary addisons?
    ... taking cortef for almost 1.5 years now. I am also on synthroid and armour thyroid. Trying to get my thyroid to produce ... little on it's own, but mostly it is given through the synthroid . Before the armour I was on 150mcg of synthroid. I...

  33. Taking Cortef and Levothyroxine
    ... Diane44 I don't know of any problem taking cortef and synthroid at the same time except that synthroid is best taken...
    ... 3108118]I don't know of any problem taking cortef and synthroid at the same time except that synthroid is best taken...

  34. AF, first day on cortef - help!
    ... the collection of my thyroid meds. I take 75 mcg of synthroid , and 5 mg of cytomel, and I also have to take dostinex...

  35. Generic Cortef
    ... market because they didn't work as effectively as synthroid . This is the only time I had ever had a problem with...

  36. Adrenal Fatigue??
    ... adrenal glands weren't functioning?? I am on Cortef and synthroid for that...but I'm not really getting any answers...