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Weight Loss board

  1. Fruits and veggies
    ... as Armour? Many people just don't do that well on Synthroid alone. Synthroid contains only the hormone T4. Armour ... would be to add a small amount of Cytomel (T3) to your Synthroid or switch to Thyrolar with is a synthetic T4/T3 combo...

  2. What is wrong with me?
    ... yroidectomy. I still have 15% of my thryoid gland and take Synthroid daily. I have read so many places that the best way...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Side Effects
    ... half since I have lost so much weight. I am also on synthroid for thyroid problems but i have been on these meds...
    ... effecting your potassium levels negatively - also synthroid reacts with certain over the counter anti-acids so...

  2. Anyone with similar symptoms?
    ... be from taking nexium. Anyways, now I have to take Synthroid and go back for more test results in a few weeks....
    ... problem under active for many years. I have been on synthroid as well. I have lost lot of weight so i check it now...

  3. Tight chest - breathing problems
    ... thyroid problem for about 10 years. I was on 200 of synthroid now since the blood test they put me on 175 synthroid...

  4. A New Reflux Sufferer, Please Help
    ... complicate reflux, but nothing conclusive. I take synthroid (.112 dosage) for my hypothyroidism, and nexium (40...

  5. New to forum...Need info on GERD, Protonix, and Palpitations
    ... as I fear I have a hormone imbalance. Also am on Synthroid for hypothyroid and have struggled with anemia in...

  6. Now what?!?!
    ... take prozac, ativan, and wellbutrin for anxiety, plus synthroid fro low thyroid, and magnesium supplements. Are there...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Calcifications in ascending colon
    ... hypothyroidism 2 years ago. I was started on a low dose of Synthroid . Then, started having kidney pain and abdominal pressure...

  2. Colitis with other problems
    ... diagnosed with the beginning of hypothyroidism. The synthroid has stabilized me, but I still have to be the fattest...

  3. Strange stomach problem when in Sun
    ... I take Synthroid but that has only been a 3 month thing. I have had...

  4. Loose stools with mucus help!
    ... I also have hypothyroid disease (I take 0.1mgs of Synthroid ) and endometrois which is located on the floor of...

Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis board

  1. Thyroidectomy, anemia, Crohn's, thymus?
    ... fashioned treatment that was used for decades before Synthroid came out.) - Also, various vitamin deficiencies...
    ... cheap. And was used successfully for decades before Synthroid was invented. When Synthroid came out, pharm reps ... prescribing Armour and switch to (more expensive ATT) Synthroid . Most docs don't understand that there is no scientific...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Unexplained diarrhea......found cause?
    ... diagnosed with Hypothyroidism. I was put on the drug Synthroid and after reading about my disorder I felt it was ... problem. I stopped the Cholestrymine when I began the Synthroid and it has been 18 days with NO diarrhea and normal...
    ... have questioned my doctor as to how effective the synthroid is. I STILL have all these other problems. I do see...
    ... No diarrhea since Nov.20th since being on Synthroid for an under active thyroid. It sure appears I have...

  2. Cholestyramine Users - HELP!!!
    ... yeah, well we hope!):regularly meds -- Lisinopril, Synthroid , Zyrtec, Diphen/atrop, DTO,Norvasc, Lisinopril/HCTZ...

  3. GB removed, still have 2 issues. Any suggestions?
    ... doctor went up on my dosage of levothyroxine (generic Synthroid ) this week also. I noticed from the other thread...

  4. Ulcer or gastric distress?
    ... coldness. What medication are you taking? I am on Synthroid but am still not right. I need to investigate whether...

  5. message for fly on the wall
    ... me on a monitor for 24 hours. My PCP started me on Synthroid and sent me to get my esophagus scoped. That's when...

  6. Uncomfortable problem
    ... medication I am on is a low dose of Armour thyroid and Synthroid , and the prevacid. I've read a number of posts that...

Dysphagia board

  1. muscle spasticity
    ... in the morning, and sometimes still do ('ve been on synthroid since late march) ... sometimes, i ache during the...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. Unexplained diarrhea.....found cause?
    ... diagnosed with Hypothyroidism. I was put on the drug Synthroid and after reading about my disorder I felt it was ... problem. I stopped the Cholestrymine when I began the Synthroid and it has been 18 days with NO diarrhea and normal...

  2. Help! IBS-D after eating all day long
    ... I take Lomotil. I also am on Glucophage, Paxil, Synthroid , and Zyprexa. I have modified my diet to the extent...

  3. My big problem and long letter...
    ... especially endocrinologists like synthetics like synthroid . Poor choice in most cases. Research adrenal insufficie...

  4. Can you help me?
    ... but I have been hypothyroid for 23 years and take Synthroid . I see an endocrinologist every six mos. and just...

  5. IBS Symptoms Unique to My Home
    ... to me...lol. Now, along with this new RX, I am on Synthroid , Toprol XL, HCTZ, Nexium, Lipitor, an antibiotic,...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. gaba for mav
    ... I am mildly hypothyroid, so I was prescribed some synthroid ......

  2. Hormones
    ... gave me prescriptions for natural progesterone and synthroid . He said he treats many women around my age with...
    ... Oh Violet, I wanted to address your need for Synthroid . I was once also hypothyroid and took, I think Levoxyl...

  3. update 3 years
    ... does it pretty fast. I would assume they put you on Synthroid or levothyroxian (sp?)? Once they find the right ... choke on my own salvia from it. After I started my synthroid , it resolved within a few months and each month had ... thyroid problems and to be honest, once I went on the synthroid , my throat felt better, I had loads more energy, I...

  4. Prozac
    ... off a bit so it could be the prozac messing with my synthroid . I'm still trying to figure this out. I have to...

  5. I'm Convinced It Gonna Work
    ... need to boost that as well. The problem is I take my synthroid for hypothyroidism in the morning and you can't take ... after because it decreases the effectiveness of the synthroid . I take the magnesium at lunch and then in the evening...

  6. Charlotte
    ... turned into hypothyroidism. After taking a low dose of synthroid , I never had any problems with it and actually the...
    ... therapy so perhaps that is what the zoloft did with my synthroid . Howie don't you take synthroid? I don't even know...

  7. Dizziness = Low Estradiol
    ... thyroid: I've had Hashimoto's for about 20 years and on synthroid for that. Gets checked regularly. So the slightly...

  8. Thyroid problem?
    ... range the five years that I had it and treated it with synthroid . My ear problems started after an ear infection...

  9. antibodies cause?
    ... between taking your thyroid hormone replacement meds ( synthroid ) and any of the above supplements as they may interfer...

  10. I Think I Cured My Dizziness!!!
    ... Endocrinologist for a second opinion. Do they have you on synthroid or levothyroxin? I was on synthroid for a year and ... happen with other patient. I went back and got the synthroid and felt normal again. I can honestly tell you that ... was under control in about 6 months after I got the synthroid at the right level. My symptoms were a fast heart...
    ... Mention to your doctor about what I said about the Synthroid versus the levothyroxin because my Endocrinologist ... that he has had other patient that did better on the Synthroid . They are suppose to be the same thing just generic...

  11. Hi ASLme
    ... your level will be maintained soon. Keep taking your synthroid (levothyroxin) and it should work out soon. I know...

  12. Hormones - women!
    ... now and I bounced right back after a few months on synthroid . Has your level been normal in your bloodwork? 20...

  13. Does it Ever Go Away
    ... hypothyrodism after my son was born. I was put on Synthroid and it took about 6 months to really feel myself again...

Sinus Problems board

  1. sinusitis???
    ... have tmj and i have hypothyroidism for which i take synthroid . I have never experienced sinus problems in my life...

  2. Sinus Problems and Thyroid/Adrenals?
    ... problems the questions is how do you fix it, when l take synthroid , levoxyl or cytomel l feel worse? VAN...

  3. Sinus Infections - Hashi Hypo
    ... and I have taken Sinus Medication before while on Synthroid . I didn't take the two together at the same time...

  4. Sinus Infection & Hypo
    ... bad sinus infection. He gave me a Z-Pak. I take my Synthroid at midnight. Is there any time frame between the thyroid ... meds and a antibiotic? Also..I've been taking the synthroid for 17 days now and I have broken out in hives and...
    ... if the problems you are having are side effects of Synthroid or not, but a lot of people seem to have trouble with...
    ... bad sinus infection. He gave me a Z-Pak. I take my Synthroid at midnight. Is there any time frame between the thyroid ... meds and a antibiotic? Also..I've been taking the synthroid for 17 days now and I have broken out in hives and ... luck. Thanks, Annie you may be allergic to synthroid , or it may be just a symptom of being hypo -- hard ... there's an optimal 4-hour gap, between taking the synthroid and the antiB ... what's a Z-pak? is it just one pill...

  5. Hypothyroidism, asthma, sinus
    ... with asthma (I take Advair for this), hypothyroidism ( synthroid for this), non-allergic rhinitis (Zyrtec for this ... because I am exhibiting quite a few signs that my synthroid dosage needs adjusted. My asthma seems to be doing...
    ... with asthma (I take Advair for this), hypothyroidism ( synthroid for this), non-allergic rhinitis (Zyrtec for this ... because I am exhibiting quite a few signs that my synthroid dosage needs adjusted. My asthma seems to be doing...

  6. Sinus problems. Please read
    ... problem as bigheadache. It's worse though when my synthroid needs to be increased and goes along with the other...

  7. synthroid and sinus infection
    ... Don't stop taking your synthroid . It takes 4-6 weeks to fully get into your system ... both. Just don't take them together. Always take your synthroid on an empty stomach (at least 1 hr before or 2-3 hrs...

Adrenal Disorders board

  1. I have it bad, why does this happen?
    ... hypothyroid, however, every TSH is normal - I take synthroid for that and it's been controlled for years. So that...

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. Thryoid removal
    ... throid failed and I have been on various doses of synthroid since.Right now I'm on .175 and I feel like I did...

  2. Thyroid test results help?
    ... antibody levels should be placed at least on 50 mcgs of synthroid . This is my opinion because I believe in optimal ... Why didn't your Endo recommend 25 - 50 mcg trial of synthroid ? I would call and ask if they would be willing to...

  3. Thyroid care concerns around the world - week 2
    ... onstriction?? Over the past 16 months , on treatment 75mcg synthroid and now 88-----one lobe has reduced by 54% and...
    ... what taking a single mcg cytomel or single 25 mcg synthroid would make him feel. He would spike in a day and...
    ... move onward and upward. Mix and match Armour with synthroid until you are optimal. One foot in front of the other...
    ... move onward and upward. Mix and match Armour with synthroid until you are optimal. One foot in front of the other...
    ... 8 or so years have been a living hell. My dose of synthroid has changed more than my sheets! I just read about ... Past 2 months I've ONLY been taking my 100mcg of synthroid , a mild-potassium sparing dieuretic, and OTC vitimin...
    ... read,etc, etc. i almost feel like i'm not taking any synthroid at all! last may i was on 100mcg; aug 88; oct 75 ... figure the less meds in my body, the better chance the synthroid will have. i tried armour thyroid years ago and i ... felt worse, so basically i've been on synthroid for 23 yrs; typically back and forth with 100, 112...
    ... she said that some people simply don't do well on Synthroid and that they need a combination of a T3 & T4 drug...
    ... Audrey-B;3549831]some people simply don't do well on Synthroid and that they need a combination of a T3 & T4 drug ... thanks. my endo prescribed 5mg cytomel and reduced synthroid from 100 mcg to 75 mcg. i'll start new script on...

  4. Please help! Any one with a parathyroid condition or symptoms!
    ... didn't like the TSH level so he lowered me to 50mcg Synthroid and stay at 5mcg Cytomel. He said NO Synthroid for...

  5. symptoms of parathyroidism
    ... anyway, i am 40, have hypothyroidism for which i take synthroid . recent blood work showed normal tsh. i had radiation...

  6. Did anyone with Grave's eventually go Hypo?
    ... been Grave's and eventually became hypo and had to do synthroid ? Any information would be helpfull thank you all...
    ... was screaming for help.....:) I was finally put on synthroid and since the iodine treatments even on the synthroid...

  7. Who has/had hyperparathyroidism?
    ... Usually does not show up right away. I am now on Synthroid 75 and feeling fine. Hope this information was...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Endo or Naturopath Doctor?
    ... with my thyroid medicine also lately. I've been on synthroid and armour, and neither seems to help much. When...
    ... with my thyroid medicine also lately. I've been on synthroid and armour, and neither seems to help much. When...

  2. advice on my hormone issues
    ... things I am on: Wellbutrin Zoloft Birth Control Synthroid I have an extreme amount of facial hair for a girl ... hypothyroidism. They put me on a VERY low amount of synthroid that I have been taking everyday for 3 years now....

  3. Low Testosterone Please Help
    ... gland (hydrocortizone or something like that), HGH and synthroid . oh and your T levels should be int he upper 1...
    ... growing from the radiation). Endo gave me the HGH and synthroid . I still had fatigue but nto as bad with just T ... definition from all the weigt lifting I do). With synthroid it fixed some other things that I've had a long time...

  4. Low cortisol and low TotT4 and inability to lose weight
    ... on until he said he would give me some samples of synthroid 50 mg to try. I don't think he thinks there is a...

  5. Where To Post???
    ... your thyroid checked? I'm hypo thyroid and am now on Synthroid . Even if your borderline a knowledgeable doctor will...

  6. Very High Dheas?
    ... told him i feel awful about an hour after taking the synthroid and also that I have postural tachycardia. Good luck...

  7. no testosterone, LH or FSH
    ... take Test, hgh, something for the adreanal gland, and synthroid . for the rest of my life. I get one every year now...
    ... take Test, hgh, something for the adreanal gland, and synthroid . for the rest of my life. I get one every year now...

  8. what are the side effects of knowing where you have low hgh
    ... till I got the results back. (I had to start taking synthroid 3 weeks ago and was very very depressed for the frist...
    ... adrenal grandulars The first few weeks I was on synthroid I had mini fevers or hot flashes, headaches, weight...

  9. Seriously desperate here! New but really need some input!
    ... little about me..I'm a 36 yo, with hypothyroidism (on Synthroid ), migraines (have them literally ALL of the time and...
    ... raditional medicine at this point. The same dr. gave me the synthroid , migraine meds and depression meds all within a 6...
    ... little about me..I'm a 36 yo, with hypothyroidism (on Synthroid ), migraines (have them literally ALL of the time and...

  10. Thyroid, Hormones, Menopause...Confused with tests and reasons for!
    ... spring of this year with Hypo-thyroidism and put on Synthroid .75. My doctor later upped the dose to 100 mg plus ... Cytomel that morning and (shamedly) had run out of Synthroid 2 days prior to Labs. ESTRADIOL 713.39 (140-700...

  11. saliva tests
    ... normal" TSH but skyrocketing antibodies. I've been on Synthroid to suppress my own thyroid and it has helped...but...

  12. Unusual hormone/prohormone levels?
    ... thyroid but several different thyroid meds (Armour, Synthroid ) have only made the symptoms worse - and at any dosage...

  13. Any Help?
    ... parasites. Thyroid is in normal range with me being on synthroid and cytomel. Done MRI's, Sleep studies, Ekg's you...

  14. Human Growth Hormone
    ... 15. I'm 23 now, and i've been on api-prednisone, synthroid & alesse. I stopped taking all 3 from the ages of...

  15. Still can't get it right
    ... of having thyroid problems which I take Armour and Synthroid for. I am still drastically losing my hair and afraid...

  16. Hypothyroidism, newly Dx'd
    ... Hello, everyone... My Internist just started me on synthroid to combat my low thyriod output (they have been testing ... I would like to get some peoples reactions to synthroid and if it helps them with sluggish (or in my case ... amazing for all my meds and since I just added the synthroid I wanted to get an idea of what others have actually...

  17. how do the doctors test for hormone problems
    ... come out normal. I do have low thyroid and am on synthroid , and now my levels are under control. But other than...

  18. Mini pill progesterone only?
    ... bad PMS? I also have a thyroid problem so I take Synthroid . I thought maybe stopping the regular pills with...

  19. Physical PMS / peri?
    ... I've been taking Synthroid for about 4 months for Hypothyroidism. I've always...

  20. Horomones out of whack?
    ... was hypothyroid, I haven't had them since being on Synthroid . I am also moody a lot, tired all the time, nauseated...

  21. Hormone imbalance?
    ... went to an endo. He did blood work, gave me 25mg. of synthroid & made appt. for 6 wks. When I went back in 6 wks...

Pituitary Disease board

  1. Please does anyone have info on thyroid hormone resistance or pituitary gland tumor?
    ... crazy that i was completely fine and wanted me to take synthroid to prevent my nodules from growing anymore. My mom...