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Osteoporosis board

  1. Lactoferrin Studies/Bone Density
    ... itself!) and also wants to increase my Lipitor and Synthroid though I dont need it stronger!...I really need a...

  2. To all on thyroid!!!
    ... with RAI. I am now on total replacement, 137 mg. synthroid a day. I tend to have a low tsh and a upper half...
    ... somewhere on these healthboards, that levothroid ( synthroid ) contributes to high cholesterol, which did increase...

  3. Dosage of Strontium
    ... of calcium and then strontium..especially since my synthroid comes first at 6 am on an empty stomach and need to...
    ... of calcium and then strontium..especially since my synthroid comes first at 6 am on an empty stomach and need to...
    ... Mbeth...I'm on total thyroid replacement so i take synthroid too. Like you, I take mine early in the morning....

  4. Osteopena
    ... for asthma and mild hypothyroidism (on low dosage of Synthroid ) I am buying that book too. Has anyone here built...

  5. Forteo and bad headaches
    ... affect your tsh level by interfering with absorption of synthroid ( or whatever you are on) While on supplements my ... dose of synthroid 75mcg was inadequate and had to be increased. When ... sulfate-will interfere with the absorption of the synthroid EVEN when taken , in my case, over 8 hours apart....
    ... regular doctor so I will ask about that. I'm on 88 mgs synthroid . I dont always wait the 30 min to 60 minutes before ... I eat something either after taking my synthroid . I wonder what kind of effect that could have. ...
    ... waiting, then you are interfering with the amount of synthroid that you are going to absorb. If you followed the ... probably know you should separate your calcium from the synthroid by more than 4 hours. I see that you are new on the ... deficiencies and supplement/ drug interactions with synthroid - such as the iron and calcium. As you say there is ... iron, now that dose of 65mg iron did screw up my synthroid and I had to go to a higher dose while taking the...

  6. New to this board and could use insight
    ... years ago which has been stable on 150 mcg of generic synthroid , am post-menopausal or close to it, and very depressed...

  7. vitamin d deficient
    ... and i just started the vitamin d pills and i am on synthroid for hypo/hashi. jennifer...

  8. parathyroid questions
    ... look as if I was ill. I also had low thyroid and took synthroid for it. My thyroid was low until about five years ... ago and then the doctor stopped my synthroid . Weird. Since my surgery I feel so much better...

  9. Finished Forteo-Bones Worse-What Now?
    ... for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune disease and synthroid for thyroid disease about 8 years ago. So at the age...

  10. anyone tried Strontium?
    ... prefer to take it in the morning since i also take synthroid which can't be taken near calcium either. I stopped...

  11. EZorb question/concern
    ... issues - was hyper and they killed it and am now on synthroid - which does not help the osteoporosis issue. sunny47...
    ... Took it years ago regularly. Im on low dosage of synthroid and was not told to avoid soy. I will research this...

  12. T-score of 2.0
    ... thanks to all .. bride527 Again I am on a lose dose of synthroid for Hypothyroid now, starting it in August....
    ... thanks to all .. bride527 Again I am on a lose dose of synthroid for Hypothyroid now, starting it in August. No...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. new here, hope everyones experiences can answer my concern
    ... hypothyroidism... especially hypothroidism. Dad is on Synthroid for his hypothyroidism and it is the cheapest medication...
    ... using that line as an excuse. My moth has been on synthroid for years. If it costs more than $10 a month I would...

  2. Aricept experience
    ... taking so many medicines now (midodrine, amiadarone, synthroid , florinef). He has been having a lot of trouble keeping...

  3. teen and think I've got Dementia
    ... go in for another TSH test. The last time I was on synthroid that high, it sent me hyper and almost wound up in ... Because of that episode, I changed to a generic form of synthroid and haven't been getting the palps like I used to...

  4. Update on Mom
    ... They'll probably start her on a very low dose of Synthroid (a synthetic t4 hormone). If she is hypothyroid, don...

  5. Having problems lately
    ... first we were told it was her thyroid, then when the synthroid didnt work the Doctor said she was depressed (well...

  6. Anyone taking Wellbutrin?
    ... the pharmacist about crushing pills. It's ok with Synthroid but I don't know about Welbutrin. Good Luck! It...

  7. Vitamin B12 deficiency
    ... and then one right at bedtime so her tummy is empty ( synthroid ). If it weren't for it being another thing for her...

  8. Need answers to a few questions
    ... doesnt like taking any other pills, but knows that her synthroid must be taken. I would definately ask the pharmacist...
    ... on? From personal experience, I can tell you this. Synthroid is a bit gritty and not bad tasting but not great ... tasting either. Generic Synthroid (levothyroxine) manufactured by Sandoz is a little ... tasting and doesn't absorb into the system as well as Synthroid due to the fillers and binders. Generally, these are ... not good tasting sublingually. Generic Synthroid (levothyroxine) manufactured by Mylan is actually...

  9. Just had a good cry and more tears to come
    ... coaster ride no one wants to be on. Do you take Synthroid ? Love, Barb...

  10. I am a chicken
    ... what med you're taking for thyroid. Are you taking Synthroid ? You may already know this but I'll say it just in...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) board

  1. When Does Fascicullation Start
    ... of a thyroid condition. i was treated with low dose synthroid and the fasics continued and seemed to be worsening...

  2. Could This Be ALS?
    ... overactive nervous system) I'm hyperthyroid too. I take synthroid and xanax. I think the main symptom of ALS is weakness...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Numbness?
    ... autoimmune hypothyroid disease. I take .75 mcg of Synthroid everyday. Does anyone have any expierence with any...

  2. resting tremor?
    ... 10 years ago and took radioative iodine. Now I take Synthroid for that. My TSH was in range, and I've never been...

  3. Jumpy eyes and small body twitches
    ... Iodine Treatment which "killed" my thyroid. Now I take Synthroid to get the hormones my thyroid would normally make...

  4. Muscle Nerve twitches
    ... any meds. i take seroquel, trazadone, topamaz and synthroid ! I also reccomennd u to go to a gastoenterologist...

  5. Kamden~Can you give me an answer??
    ... explination for this?? I've had an EMG and currently take synthroid . Renee~wondering......

  6. I'm frustrated and scared
    ... years and had part of my thyroid removed and am on synthroid for that. For a couple years my TSH levels have been...

Brain Tumors board

  1. Blood and Sono - Need help deciphering
    ... Thyroxine was 0.80 - Doc put me on a starter dose of Synthroid . Got the Songram results yesterday - Doc explained ... Oddly. the migraine has gotten better since taking the Synthroid - but the doctor says one has nothing to do with the...

  2. Can follicular CA of thyroid cause this?
    ... mini strokes and such which would could occur if your synthroid levels are off. This could be soooo anything, hopefully...
    ... freezing when I'm hypo. I made a small adjustment in my Synthroid about a week ago and I think I'm beginning to feel ... little better. While a reduction in the amount of Synthroid required might appear to be a good sign, it actually ... 4, just as a healthy thyroid would do. I need less Synthroid because the cancerous thyroid tissue scattered here...
    ... After about two weeks at the slightly reduced Synthroid dose (from 212 to 203mcg) I'm convinced I'm still...
    ... fired me. :) I told my doc about the reductions in Synthroid and I could tell he wasn't too happy. I'd actually ... metastatic thyroid tissue is doing more of the work of the Synthroid , in my opinion and that of my radiation oncologist...
    ... know it yet. My nuclear doc believes in stopping Synthroid about four days prior to the ablation when giving ... for a short time, with thyrogen. Four days without Synthroid is a piece of cake so that's what we did. Some docs ... say you can continue with the Synthroid but if you're ever put in that position it wouldn...

Dizziness / Vertigo board

  1. Vertigo & Chest Pains....Thyroid? Anxiety? Diabetes? TMJ? Or WHAT????
    ... the doc felt my throat & said Wow), and prescribed Synthroid to try to shrink it. At first i felt better than I ... years, tests all showed normal, etc. I quit taking the Synthroid then, because I was afraid (stupid maybe, but I was ... doc becsause he said it was milder than Adivan) & Synthroid (all low dose). My boyfriend keeps yelling at me that...
    ... dizziness). I think you definitely need to be on the Synthroid , HOWEVER ~ I belive you really need to have bloodwork...
    ... did I feel SO much better as soon as I started the Synthroid a few years ago, and periods came back like clockwork...

  2. Synthroid, vertigo, brain freeze
    ... tested positive for Hashimoto and been taking 50 mcg of Synthroid and I'm finally starting to feel better. I'm up to ... in me getting help. In fact I asked for the tests, Synthroid when my TSH was "normal" and I asked for an antibody...

  3. Ear popping, vertigo - inner ear problem??
    ... stimulating hormone) was slightly elevated and gave me Synthroid 50 mcg to take to see if that might be the source ... another doctor last night and he told me the vertigo and Synthroid are not related. He suggested I might be stressed...

  4. vertigo
    ... diagnosed with thyroid problems, and had just started synthroid when it happened. (I felt like I was having a bad ... reaction to the synthroid ...but that may or may not be another story.) Anyway ... , still on synthroid these days, at a lower dose that started on, and feeling...

  5. allergies and vertigo-new member here
    ... only slight sinus congestion. Dr. also thinks my Synthroid for Hypothyroism might be too high. Being Hyperthyroid...

  6. Is vertigo (dizziness) a symptom of hypothyroidism?
    ... hours. I'm not sure what's going on as I have been on Synthroid for almost 2 years. As mentioned in an earlier post...
    ... vertigo.... I have recently been upped from eltroxin to synthroid (75mg) and so far am feeling fine. Not falling asleep...

  7. Has any one suffered from vertigo and headaches???
    ... was diagnosed as hypothyroid and after 3 months of synthroid (100mcg/112mcg) I became hyper (THS.003)I started...
    ... solution may have been to reduce your meds. Because Synthroid takes 4-6 weeks to fully assimilate in the body, it...
    ... didnt realize that the symptoms was that of too much synthroid . He orinally diagnosed me with an inner ear infection ... Allegra, but when the symptoms continued, he took me off synthroid . That was 2 months ago, and I just started back on...

Epilepsy board

  1. Olfactory seizures? epilepsy
    ... smoke or take any kind of drugs/meds other than a synthroid for my thryroid. Anyway this activity stopped for...

  2. Increased aphasia, suddenly
    ... (AS) med, b/c i became hypO in march 2003 and the synthroid interferes with my AS meds and i have to take great ... whopping doses of it (the synthroid , i mean) ... so in mid-june, my clobazam was reduced...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. More headaches...Need Help!
    ... for the past week. I am taking a new medication, synthroid , for hypothyroidism and thought that maybe it was...

  2. Can anyone help me??
    ... getting treated for HYPO thyroid for 13 years and took synthroid ....I always got head aches about 11:30 in the a.m...

  3. So Many Symptoms
    ... all added up to the thyroid disease. I began taking Synthroid to regulate my hormone levels. Following that...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Goggled three symptoms and what a surprise! 3 different problems and they fit one dx
    ... thyroiditis has a symtom of "cold intolerance." Prescribed synthroid . No relief. Then, she ran more tests and came back...

  2. New GP lowers stress
    ... ve been having tests for many years because I'm on synthroid for hypothyroidism. (Synthetic hormones is one of...

  3. Need to vent
    ... is recommended. I have hypothyroid so was put on Synthroid . My ANA test was positive so she sent me to a rheumatologi...

  4. Help - can't get diagnosis - I'm lost!
    ... out my TSH was almost a 6. My doctor adjusted my synthroid and within two weeks, my symptoms were much more manageable...

  5. Passing out.. happen to anyone else?
    ... went from hyperthyroid to hypothyroid and am now on synthroid . my heart rate eventually went down to a resting...

  6. KTMorra
    ... burned out and then went hypothyroid and I've been on Synthroid since. I finally convinced my rheumie that something...

  7. News: De-activating Protein May Protect Nerve Fibers In MS
    ... Especially for hypothroid patients like me who take synthroid for an underactive thyroid -- synthetic hormone has...

  8. MS-like symptoms and a bizarre cause?
    ... what were the newest medications I had been taking? Synthroid - which I couldn't do much about since I have to be...
    ... hypothyroid and although it doesn't sound like it's the synthroid , some of the symptoms you cited can occur when your...
    ... not create scary new ones. I'm well monitored on the synthroid . And I've had thyroid symptoms before so I am accustomed...

  9. michael178
    ... Neuropathy and I came out Hypothyroid and they put me on Synthroid . My symptoms went crazy and I lost all the muscle...

  10. Does anyone have MS and Hypothyroidism?
    ... anyone have MS and Hypothyroidism? If so, do you take synthroid ? How does your dr determine what is MS related and...
    ... often they occur. Research the side effects of the synthroid and see if they match any of the symptoms you are...
    ... time. I do have subclinical hypothyroidism (and take synthroid ) and fibro so I understand how hard it is to figure...
    ... hyperthyroidism turned hypothyroidism and now take synthroid and my levels are always fine according to my GP and...

  11. My husband deserves to be...
    ... thyroid), had the thyroid "killed", and been taking synthroid every since. For a while after the radiation treatment...

  12. The Twitching, Burning, and Tightening (new) are back!
    ... radiation and was officially "dead" and that I would take Synthroid everyday for life, I do not think it is the old "out...

  13. In pain and confused
    ... me. After about 3 dosage changes, I take 112mg of Synthroid daily. I am actually scheduled to see my Endo on...

  14. Spousal Support
    ... these symptoms are related and as long as I take my Synthroid all is well. All day today I have been buzzing, ticking...

  15. Need Help!!
    ... thyroid had an excellent response and aside from taking Synthroid forever, everything should go back to normal. It ... After about six months of changes in the amount of Synthroid , my TSH levels are now perfect. But is my body?!...

  16. MS and Fibromyalgia
    ... hassimotos or however it's spelled. I'm on 100mcg of Synthroid . I do see an Endo and I love him to peices. I had...

  17. classylady insurance question
    ... Been on it for 1 and 1/2 yrs) I also take Provigil, Synthroid and osteoporosis meds. You may want to look into...

  18. Need advice for DX
    ... years ago and had my thyroid gland removed - I'm on Synthroid - levels are good.) The back xray revealed some arthritis...

  19. update from the nutty one
    ... nodules on my thyroid, and I have hypothyroid and take synthroid . Another thing, any time there is a growth on your...

  20. Hypothyroid, but symptoms keep pointing to MS
    ... was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in July and put on synthroid to level me out. My recent test keep coming up that ... for three weeks now. I'm on neurontin, naproxen and synthroid . Recently started birthcontrol, but symptoms started...

  21. 8 white spots on the brain
    ... for my Type 1 diabetes, change my pump, and take the synthroid for my Hypo,,I have three goiters on my thyroid, so...

  22. Body Numb???
    ... the highest medication available (300mg per day of synthroid )... I went to go see another doctor and he took me...

  23. Budko?
    ... was treated with RAI. I am currently on .125 mcg of Synthroid . You experience muscle twitches? Is it possible some...
    ... was treated with RAI. I am currently on .125 mcg of Synthroid . You experience muscle twitches? Is it possible some...

  24. Please Help! I am scared and lost
    ... Endocrinologist. I forgot to add that I am on 1.25mg of Synthroid . Sorry! See what I mean? There is so much crap...

Muscular Dystrophy board

  1. undiagnosed could it be a form of MD?
    ... physician. I am currently taking a low dose of synthroid (tried higher and it didn't help), and Cymbalta (helped...

  2. I need your advice!
    ... Antidepressents to Antiseizure meds. I am currently on Synthroid (Graves Disease in 1988, RAI in 1996) (Seeing an Endo...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. Saver...Michelle71 - Let's chat
    ... thyroid is pretty much dead and I'm now taking .175mg synthroid . But my conditions are getting worse. It could be...

  2. no dignosis and pain
    ... storm,meaning I had low thyroid for 18 yrs I was on synthroid for 18 yrs same dose and out ofno where my thyroid...

  3. Muscles Out Of Control/Some burning too
    ... treatment that "killed" my thyriod and now I take Synthroid daily for life. Although there have been some need...

  4. External Ophthalmoplegia linked to a Neuromuscular Disease?
    ... Antidepressents to Antiseizure meds. I am currently on Synthroid (Graves Disease in 1988, RAI in 1996) (Seeing an Endo...

  5. ALS or Neuromuscular?
    ... care of yourself, get over that cold, and give the synthroid a few months, then see where you are. If you're still ... for your thyroid follow up appts, but just give the synthroid time to work). It may be that your replacement therapy...