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  1. New on Synthroid, questions
    ... I'm fairly new to the Synthroid myself, but I've heard others talk about it wearing...
    ... meds but do take herbs at dinner time, I take the synthroid early in AM. We'll see today I'm gonna take the 1...

  2. weight loss and lab results post TT
    ... June 30th, RAI was Aug. 7th, and I've been on 125 mc Synthroid since August 9th. My latest lab results are here...
    ... All your levels look normal so just keep taking the Synthroid ." I will definitely call him tomorrow to go over ... it help during the "lull" periods I seem to feel on Synthroid ?...

  3. Help! Heart pounding and holding water
    ... eyes and fingers are swollen. I have tweaked my Synthroid from50 to 25 recently (DR supervised of course.) ...

  4. TSH, FT's...Fluctuation questions
    ... Only T4 will be affected, if you are taking a T4 med ( synthroid , Unithroid, Levoxyl, etc), only T3 will be affected...

  5. New to hypoT - levothyroxine making me feel much worse
    ... levothyroxine, but then did much better on brand Levoxyl or Synthroid (or even Armour). I think I will ask my doc about...
    ... well wishes, RMB. My doc phoned in a script for Synthroid today, so I switched to that from levothyroxine. ... probably because I switched from generic levothyroxine to Synthroid . It's good to feel hope :)...
    ... me. See what works for your body ;)! Glad you have Synthroid now. Keep in mind, you could still have some symptoms...

  6. How long after surgery will I be "normal"? Life is destructing
    ... My doc is opposed to Armour and only wants to do synthroid , but I think the t3 is what helps with the moods,...
    ... so after surgery to start the medication. I'm on synthroid and I'm just fine, every dr. prescribes it, you don ... know, that there are many people out in the world on synthroid , and don't have any issues with it. Maybe that will...

  7. Armour Better Then Worse??
    ... many people try Armour and then quit and go back to synthroid . Also, be sure to not take the Armour on the morning...

  8. Muscle Spasms - Armour
    ... When the first endo I saw put me on a high dose of Synthroid , it was too much for me and I had a similar -but much...

  9. In so much pain..in need of support and a place to vent..
    ... but in no way fixed it. It wasn't until I got on synthroid that things got better. Now what exactly are your ... migraines. It helped me cut down occurances 50-70%. Synthroid knocked them out of the park. I am betting you are...

  10. Holistic Dr ordered tests...can anybody give info on them?
    ... two weeks to discuss. He didn't want to switch the Synthroid until after labs, and he didn't feel it necessary...
    ... two weeks to discuss. He didn't want to switch the Synthroid until after labs, and he didn't feel it necessary...
    ... two weeks to discuss. He didn't want to switch the Synthroid until after labs, and he didn't feel it necessary...

  11. how do i know if synthroid is bad for me
    ... Hi saechaomw - welcome If you've been taking Synthroid for 3 years & have begun to have symptoms again (or...

  12. Docs arent helping..Can you?
    ... annoying. They've come back in since I started the Synthroid , but I still have a bunch of other symptoms. If I...

  13. Feeling REALLY Badly!! Bouncing Around With Meds.
    ... more of them anyways) so I bumped back down to 112 of synthroid . After I was on that for about a week or so I started...
    ... I have been on everything between 100 and 137 mcg synthroid with and without armour thyroid and even cytomel at ... frustrating! I am now back on the combination of synthroid and armour thyroid. I take 60 mg of Armour and anywhere ... from 112 ot 137 mcg synthroid . I talked my doctor into prescribing the synthoid...
    ... rest of my life. He agreed, and today I take .088mg Synthroid , with another 1/4 tab added in on Monday & Friday...
    ... rest of my life. He agreed, and today I take .088mg Synthroid , with another 1/4 tab added in on Monday & Friday...

  14. Synthroid to Armour or Synthroid and Cytomel...how does it work?
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    ... the pm. Do you think backing off to just 75mcg in Synthroid would do the trick? Wouldn't 75 of T4 and 5 of T3...
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    ... the pm. Do you think backing off to just 75mcg in Synthroid would do the trick? Wouldn't 75 of T4 and 5 of T3...
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    ... the pm. Do you think backing off to just 75mcg in Synthroid would do the trick? Wouldn't 75 of T4 and 5 of T3...
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  15. Has anyone experienced tingling or numbness in fingers and hands
    ... have an underactive thyroid and being treated with synthroid for the last 2 years, not positive what caused or...

  16. Hypothyroid
    ... He stated that my thryoid was low and started me on Synthroid 100 mcg/day. I started taking this on 6/17/08. ... clinic (not telling them that I was started on the Synthroid ). They both told me that I don't need thyroid medication...
    ... thyroid disease. ***WOULD YOU CONTINUE TAKING THE SYNTHROID ???? CAN I WEAN OFF OF IT? HE WANTS ME TO COME BACK...
    ... He stated that my thryoid was low and started me on Synthroid 100 mcg/day. I started taking this on 6/17/08. ... clinic (not telling them that I was started on the Synthroid ). They both told me that I don't need thyroid medication...

  17. Thyroxine - hair regrowth
    ... I have been on Synthroid 50 for 5 months due to hashis/hypo. Not only is my...

  18. Cow patty right here...please help me
    ... postpartum-hypo back in Dec. Have TPOAB. On 100mcg Synthroid , iron, multi-v, b12, calcium w/vit d, fish oil...I ... don't take Synthroid w/supplements, and I wait an hr until I eat after ... SIZE="2"]Latest labs (Sept 2008) While on 100 mcg Synthroid TSH 0.76 (.40-4.50) ... 126-291) (June 2008) Tests done while at 88mcg Synthroid ...bumped to 100 mcg July 2008 after these tests TSH...
    ... postpartum-hypo back in Dec. Have TPOAB. On 100mcg Synthroid , iron, multi-v, b12, calcium w/vit d, fish oil...I ... don't take Synthroid w/supplements, and I wait an hr until I eat after ... info. Latest labs (Sept 2008) While on 100 mcg Synthroid TSH 0.76 (.40-4.50) Free ... a new one. (June 2008) Tests done while at 88mcg Synthroid ...bumped to 100 mcg July 2008 after these tests TSH ... of them. You may need to mix and match Armour and synthroid til you balance out.. OR you may just be able to drop...
    ... Cortisol testing upon my request and had also bumped my Synthroid from 88-100mcg in July. The nurse informed me the...
    ... been seeing at my fp who was treating me with the Synthroid wanted to give me Provigil (sp?) the other day to...

  19. biopsy results....next is radiation....any info?
    ... radiation Dr and figure out what's next. I am on synthroid since the TT which was last week. I am feeling better...
    ... after the treatment pill, you can go back to your synthroid and try to find the ideal dose....
    ... enlarged thyroid and a large goiter. So, now I'm on synthroid and hoping to get that regulated to where I can feel...

  20. Questions about Hashimoto's for newly diagnosed (male) patient
    ... a cause for your hypothyroidism. Thyroid hormones ( Synthroid , etc), should hopefully reduce the Hashi antibodies...

  21. High TSH AND High T3
    ... control, because of my polycystic ovaries. I am on synthroid .05, until my next blood work comes back. TSH:...

  22. help w/ my results?
    ... done and meeting with him on Monday, ostensibly for Synthroid . I feel like crap and I'm just laying here in bed...
    ... going the natural route, armour thryoid instead of synthroid . I just made the switch to armour in june (synthroid...
    ... post so I am replying here. I started on 75 mcg synthroid a little over two weeks ago. I initially felt a LOT...
    ... post so I am replying here. I started on 75 mcg synthroid a little over two weeks ago. I initially felt a LOT...
    ... done and meeting with him on Monday, ostensibly for Synthroid . I feel like crap and I'm just laying here in bed...

  23. Anyone else get headaches with dose changes?
    ... I've noticed that every time my dr. changes my synthroid dose, I get a headache. She just recently lowered...

  24. If you suspect adrenal AND thyroid issues - which one to treat first?
    ... both. You should be able to start on 25-50 mcgs of synthroid .. WHILE beginning a treatment on your adrenals. You...
    ... both. You should be able to start on 25-50 mcgs of synthroid .. WHILE beginning a treatment on your adrenals. You...

  25. POST-OP Day 2- 7....Hell...wouldn't wish this on anyone.
    ... for 2 days now, taking the calcitrol and calcium and synthroid . I can tell when I haven't taken the calcium, which ... think. I have to take 4 a day, but not when I take the synthroid . Can't take them together. What I wondered was...

  26. 6.5 tsh normal t3 and t4
    ... but the test varies with time of day. he gave me synthroid anyways but i was confused by this. i have a horrible...

  27. tsh 6.5 enough to be hypo??
    ... anyways he gave me a choice if i wanted to treat it with synthroid or to treat anxiety. anyone else with the throat...
    ... I hope you chose the Synthroid . You are definitely hypothyroid with TSH over 6. ... nflammation 4. The anxiety caused by the hypoT Take the Synthroid and run with it!...

  28. tsh
    ... My doctor recently lowered my synthroid med from .112 mcg to .1mcg. It did not take long...

  29. Goiter 4 inches; is surgery necessary?
    ... the goiter are causing any symptoms. High doses of Synthroid will make me slightly hyperthyroid. I've been hyperthyroid...
    ... opinion from a 2nd End. who said to take high doses of Synthroid . The 1st Endo said that if I saw 4 or 5 Endos I would...

  30. TSH flucuation
    ... almost 2 years ago from my Isthmus and have been on synthroid ever since. Im constanly changing the dosage. BUT...

  31. TSH question a little OT
    ... symptoms of hypo and feeling better after being put on Synthroid but I was also very sick from other things back then...
    ... no relief of symptoms from the medication. I'm on Synthroid and Cytomel . Been on every replacement drug out...

  32. All Kinds of Questions
    ... my heart. The only thing that helped was starting synthroid , and determining and treating my adrenal dysfunction...

  33. Total Thyroidectomy One Year Still Trying To Level
    ... about 0.07 and when one of my endos put me down to .1 Synthroid and Cytomel, it threw me in the normal range with...

  34. I got my new labs. Please help!!!
    ... was taking 50mcg levothyroxine daily, upped to 75mcg Synthroid after labs) TSH .224 (.350-.5.5) FT4 1.36 (.350 ... 3.0 (2.3-4.2) My dr. now says to take 50mcg of synthroid every day. So I don't know if taking it every day...
    ... 3.0 (2.3-4.2) My dr. now says to take 50mcg of synthroid every day. So I don't know if taking it every day...

  35. Just had a thyroidectomy
    ... had my thyroid taken out and am going to be starting synthroid soon. Just wanted to hear some people's experiences...
    ... out 3.5 years ago for thyroid cancer, and I am on synthroid , and doing just fine. It did take some time to find...
    ... out 3.5 years ago for thyroid cancer, and I am on synthroid , and doing just fine. It did take some time to find...
    ... Had TT a year ago Started Synthroid 150mcg upped to 175mcg after 3 weeks of 150 been...
    ... QUOTE=fancee_face71;3723387]Had TT a year ago Started Synthroid 150mcg upped to 175mcg after 3 weeks of 150 been...

  36. Please Help Anyone-in Despair- Headaches- Lowering Doses-please Respond
    ... to dose down. About six months ago, I tried 0.1 Synthroid and Cytomel, which gave me brain fog, dizziness, etc ... slowly. He started alternating between 0.175 and 0.15 Synthroid every other day; this seemed to work fine, no symptoms ... or headaches. Then he lowered me to 0.15 of Synthroid everyday, started getting terrible headaches about ... could not stand it anymore. Now, I am on 0.175 Synthroid and I still have the headaches, I am jittery, nervous...
    ... said "He started alternating between 0.175 and 0.15 Synthroid every other day; this seemed to work fine, no symptoms...

  37. Hashimoto's and non-treatment.... Why?
    ... The studies I've read seem to indicate that low dose synthroid or armour is beneficial, and helps prevent it going...
    ... The studies I've read seem to indicate that low dose synthroid or armour is beneficial, and helps prevent it going...
    ... Armour never ran any studies head-to-head against Synthroid . They can't make any money from it. Although I...
    ... doctor sees me in a visit. Regarding Armour vs. Synthroid (and various flavors of it), I've read that the problem ... would do better on Armour, and who would be better on Synthroid -- at least that's what I can gather from my limited...
    ... thought I found heaven. Then... She prescribed Synthroid , and I was overmedicated and hyper within 6 weeks ... compassionate endo then told me to stop taking the Synthroid and wait until I got "sicker" so that we could try ... Synthroid again... until I could "tolerate" it. My unmedicated ... sicker" I would have had to be to "tolerate" that Synthroid , but I knew I wasn't going to wait it out. Then she...

  38. Opinions on new labs
    ... 4.2) This TSH of 2.8 and low FTs made me get on Synthroid 50 mcg. I was feeling so good for the first 6 weeks ... they are: July 2008 (already 2 months on 50mcg of Synthroid ): TSH: 1.2 (0.3-5.1) FT4: 1.6 (073-1.95) FT3: 2 ... 2.3-4.2) September 5, 2008 (Still on 50 mcg of Synthroid ): TSH (3rd Gen): 2.74 (.40-4.50) FT4: 1.4 (.8-1 ... t that too much? She doesn't want to increase my Synthroid since my FT4 is good. I'm so tired, bloated,...
    ... t that too much? She doesn't want to increase my Synthroid since my FT4 is good. That sounds too much to me...

  39. help with labs please
    ... so much better on the armour than I ever did on the synthroid ,even though my levels were not yet optimal.< I have ... been tracking my temps too on synthroid , I barely would get over 96. two grains of armour...

  40. Question about Advair possibly affecting TSH
    ... continue to go lower and lower despite taking less synthroid . If this is the case, what do I do? I have to take...

  41. Hypo - Doing very well and now falling apart again
    ... diagnosed as hypo about 8 months ago. I take 150mg Synthroid each morning. I started off on 10 mg and worked up...
    ... Hello fello hypothyroid buddy. I am on 75 mg of synthroid and only started a month ago. My dad takes 25 mg so...
    ... you also test free t3 and free t4 , when I was on synthroid , In addition to the tingling ,I had a burning muscle...

  42. Can an Eating Disorder Make Hypothyroidism Worse?
    ... hypothyroidism that I have had for many years and take Synthroid . Lately my hands and feet have been ice cold and ... hypothyroidism worse even if I am being treated with synthroid ? Will I have to keep having my synthroid adjusted...

  43. Levels all over the place
    ... few months later its going up again? He's upped my synthroid to 88 mcg, worried because of the hyper state previously...
    ... hashi gland would not let me even tolerated 12.5 mg of Synthroid ! Now, I'm "even" on Unithroid 100 and cytomel 2.5 ... means, but definitely more even. It's amazing how Synthroid gave me a "tight" or "gripping" stomach feeling, and...
    ... kindspirit, I did the same thing on synthroid . I did ok with it for 14 yrs,but after my RAI in 2005 ... where we need them. I have NEVER felt this good on synthroid . ALL muscle pains,joint pain , achillies tendonitis ... 0. this is up from a NORMAL 95.0-96.0 average on synthroid . Its worth giving it a try , if you don't feel better...
    ... let alone do what I'd like. Sue, maybe it is the Synthroid ? I was on generic at first, had horrid throat burning ... . 2nd endo switched me to synthroid . Ali, so glad the Armour is working better for you ... says its the meds. I hear so many people do well on synthroid , but a lot that don't. Guess , for now, going to...
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  44. Does it matter when you take it?
    ... I'm on synthroid , just got an email saying coffee interferes w/it....

  45. High TSH level and new meds
    ... cancer on july 31st. After switching from cytomel to synthroid i began to start feeling very light headed, dizzy ... on August 29th and was told to continue my 112mg of synthroid . Still feeling the same effects i called my Endo ... This time it was filled with levothyroxine instead of synthroid . I have been on the levothyroxine for only one day...
    ... /SIZE] to generic T4, Levothyroxine. (never taken Synthroid ) Your Doc has to mark the little DO NOT SUB box on ... Some people do better on combo of T4 [SIZE="1"]( Synthroid or generic)[/SIZE] and T3 [SIZE="1"](Cytomel)[/SIZE...

  46. RAI Prep. and expectations
    ... messed up, I was 6 weeks without meds)---also, get your synthroid too, because it takes a couple of weeks for that to...
    ... check again with your oncologist. He prescribed me Synthroid to take 2 days after my RAI pill. Hopefully, you...

  47. Request Help On Adrenal Fatigue/thryoid - Mg/midwest/others
    ... condition continued. In Mar 2008 he changed me to Synthroid and then I started to see an endocrinologist who only ... prescribes Synthroid and my HELL got even worse and I took to the bed/couch...
    ... levels? Also why have they not tried a combination of Synthroid and your natural T4/T3 supplement? What were your...

  48. Help needed please
    ... thinking of bumping up from 112 mg to 125 daily of synthroid to see if this would help, I'm extremely tired by...
    ... thinking of bumping up from 112 mg to 125 daily of synthroid to see if this would help, I'm extremely tired by...

  49. Thought I got a good Dr!
    ... What were your last Free T3/T4 results? 25 mcgs of synthroid is a very small dosage of synthroid. your MD should...
    ... official data base side effects and information on Synthroid is packed full of goodies: The following side effects...
    ... 6wk dose changes. I'm so--frustrated! been on 75mcg synthroid for 4wks and feel like death! no energy, horrid fatigue...

  50. Reverse T3---Need advise on new Thyroid Lab report
    ... the best results with a combination of Armour and Synthroid (1 grain of Armour with 75 mcgs of Synthroid). She...
    ... looks ok- When I was first diagnosed I was put on synthroid and levoxyl and they make me feel much worse. So...

  51. Take synthroid before labs or not?
    ... labs came back so screwy that I think that taking my synthroid an hour and a half before the test gave a bad result...
    ... he/she could misread the results - if you took the Synthroid and didn't tell her -he/she may think you HYPERTHYROID...

  52. Question about adrenal fatigue
    ... found one from back in Jan. 2008, before I started Synthroid , and it showed I had a blood test for Cortisol. The ... could the levels have changed since I've been on synthroid or are my symptoms from something else?...
    ... specifically for cortisol, as this was before I started synthroid , so she was checking for a variety of things. ... have returned since my doctor had me take my 75mcg of synthroid 5 days a week. I've been extremely dizzy, tired, dehydrated...

  53. Lament of a thyroid patient
    ... tired, my doc says, exercise more 2- i need more synthroid , she says, i can't give you more, your tsh is fine...
    ... going now being hypo. He is knocking down my dose of synthroid cause he says I am taking too much. I need a new doctor...

  54. How important is taking synthroid without food?
    ... I used to take my synthroid in the morning after breakfast, for many years, a...

  55. Hashimotos
    ... even more. and wen to another doctor who prescribed synthroid and slowly the symptoms started to lessen. i still...

  56. Hashimotos
    ... diagnosed with Hashi's this year, and I am taking Synthroid ....
    ... hashimotos when I was 19. I'm 23 now. I was stable on synthroid for awhile, but I lost my health insurance and have...
    ... hashimotos when I was 19. I'm 23 now. I was stable on synthroid for awhile, but I lost my health insurance and have...

  57. ??? on lab values, medication armour or synthroid
    ... that Armour would make your heart race any more than Synthroid would. Could it? Yes, but it also might not. No...

  58. TPO Antibody says 839.8 H What does that mean?
    ... was diagnosed with hashimotos, i was given 100mcg of synthroid and almost immediately the symptoms went away. but...

  59. hair still falling out
    ... thyroid came out in march the rai done in may med 100 synthroid and 5 cytomel my hair would be back to normal . ...
    ... came out in march the rai done in may med 100 synthroid and 5 cytomel my hair would be back to normal . ... your still shedding hair. Since you started the 100 Synthroid & 5 Cytomel, when were your last labs done?? (should...

  60. Need opinion about synthroid
    ... being uncomfortable and stopped taking both meds... synthroid and estrogen, for 2 days. Just to calm down some. ... the blood work in 3 weeks. I stopped taking the synthroid for 2 days before I went to see her. I could feel ... conntection to begining estrogen. Upon reading some info on synthroid , estrogen increase TBG, whatever that is I don't know...
    ... no idea it was so complicated. I was told to take synthroid for my goiter and I've been on it 10 years. Now I...

  61. Lab results - question?
    ... T4 (direct) 1.20 ref 0.61 - 1.76 I tried Synthroid before switching to Armour. Had added Cytomel to ... with depression when the T4 is low, like it was on Synthroid . Anyone have any ideas on this? Thanks a million...

  62. thyroid
    ... had hypothyroidism. About 5 years ago, my dosage of synthroid was increased and its has been the same since. I...

  63. just diagnosed with Hashimoto thyroiditis any one else here have this too?
    ... two months ago my new dr diagnosed me and put me on synthroid to hopefully help reduce the size of my thyroid. About ... three weeks after starting the synthroid I started feeling weak tired exhausted. My husband ... then ever. I was starting to think the dosage of synthroid was not high enough. I had my recheck yesterday and...
    ... gabesmomma;3705884]I was starting to think the dosage of synthroid was not high enough. I had my recheck yesterday and...
    ... Thanks for the replies, I am on 50mcg of synthroid . I do not have a copy of the lab results. I am going...
    ... thyroiditis and my thyroid levels are perfect on the 50 synthroid , but I feel so tired and weak. I feel like someone...
    ... generic (levothyroxine) and on to the name brand ( synthroid , levoxyl...). I feel lots better, but I don't know...
    ... thyroiditis and my thyroid levels are perfect on the 50 synthroid , but I feel so tired and weak. I feel like someone...
    ... only my t4 and it was 0.5. I was started on 25mg of Synthroid which made me feel like hell for a couple of weeks ... describe... no energy, can't sleep, hair loss, etc. Synthroid was upped last week to 50mg every other day. I ASKED...

  64. Need Dr. recommendation for Springfield, Missouri
    ... prescribes Armour or Cytomel. I will never go back on synthroid or Levoxl. If I have to, I will make my drive to...

  65. hypothyroid with tachycardia, possibly MVP and SVT
    ... for xanax, believing it's all just anxiety. Is the synthroid dangerous if I do have heart ahrrythmia episodes? ... September 12th for my first follow up since starting my synthroid . What will my doc think when I tell him I'm not taking...
    ... that they can be controlled wth a beta-blocker. If synthroid will increase my heart rate then I will certainly ... straightened out so that I am not afraid of taking the synthroid . If hypT is left untreated it can also cause heart...
    ... is safe for me to just start taking the low dose of synthroid , because if I happen to have a cardio problem, isn...

  66. Note to Canadians on the board re Isocort
    ... basically agreed and said i should continue taking my synthroid each monrning and that i did not have addisons disease ... adrenal supplenment im on. ive also learned that the synthroid im on may not be helping matters where my health, ... build them up) begin the process of switching me from synthroid to armour. the sttm book explains in detail the process...
    ... wealth of info i now have, but figured my .088 mg synthroid was too low and i wasn't getting anywhere with my ... so i asked this DO if he would please increase my synthroid to .100 mg. and he agreed. Two months later he did ... different DO, and i'm going to i ask him to: 1- change my synthroid to armour - beginning with 1 grain 2- follow up with...
    ... Remember what I told you about topping up your FT4 with synthroid once your FT3 is nice and high.... then you may need ... only.088mg of synthroid once a day to do this. The girl I met on the net...
    ... works out i'll try to get my nurse pract. to up my synthroid . Thanks again,...
    ... work on both.... For now, you can up your dose of synthroid so that it's about .125 mg or .150 mg which will normalize...
    ... together and the way i'm feeling right now i know my synthroid is definitely too low, however, i'm a little nervous ... get into this doc in Michigan to start raising the synthroid , strengthen the adrenals and eventually get on Armour...
    ... you that it may not be wise to radically boost my synthroid at this point. My naturopathic doc, tho she has...
    ... i insisted that i still wasnt well after being on synthroid for 2 years... i soon discovered that his knowledge...

  67. Another quick question
    ... who refuses to test my ft4 and he lowers my dose of synthroid right away. Anyway, here is my question...Can regular...

  68. Dose lowered, symptoms are back
    ... My dr. lowered my synthroid to try and bring my tsh up because it went to .004...
    ... chin. My chin broke out horribly when I first started Synthroid , but after about a month, it all cleared up. I've...

  69. Armour switch/Med question
    ... Scoot, I had a really rough time switching from synthroid to meds with T3. The first time I tried Armour it ... not work for me, I need a combination of Armour and Synthroid to get just the right balance of T4 and T3. It did...
    ... heart palpitations and ending up being switched to Synthroid which I felt like I was dead, doctor added Cytomel...
    ... last frees, were about 2 months ago. I was taking Synthroid 100(bothered my stomach) and my TSH was .5 and my...

  70. need help with lab results..I'm scared and confused.help please
    ... outside the box" cases than doctors who only prescribe Synthroid . Learn as much as you can absorb about hypothyroidism...

  71. Cytomel - anyone get sick on this?
    ... level for my needs. I am now on a combination of Synthroid and Armour....

  72. Can you get hypo one month after last normal lab?
    ... 4.2) This TSH of 2.8 and low FTs made me get on Synthroid 50 mcg. I was feeling so good for the first 6 weeks ... they are: July 2008 (already 2 months on 50mcg of Synthroid ): TSH: 1.2 (0.3-5.1) FT4: 1.6 (073-1.95) FT3: 2 ... think I'm a pain. She doesn't want me to increase my Synthroid for fear that I may get bone loss or go hyper....
    ... taking T3 since Armour made me swell like crazy. Synthroid made me feel much better during the first 4 weeks ... why I have these ideas in my sleep. When I started Synthroid , I didn't get these. Now they've come back with a...
    ... always thought I was an excellent converter. Now on Synthroid only, my FT4 is great but with a tanked FT3....
    ... my FT4 in the upper 1/3.Have you tried a combo of Synthroid with just a bit of Armour added to it? That could...
    ... [QUOTE=midwest1;3703344]Have you tried a combo of Synthroid with just a bit of Armour added to it? That could ... FT4, I will see if I can ask for higher dosage of Synthroid . If that doesn't work with my FT3, I will take my...

  73. New Endo visit... Does this sound right?
    ... this sound right? These labs were done while on 50 Synthroid for 4 months....
    ... already on medication ;) ) So you were on 50mcgs of Synthroid and those labs are the previous ones on medication ... some hyper symptoms :) Maybe you should cut back on Synthroid a bit and add Armour a bit at first and see how it...
    ... ................. Maybe you should cut back on Synthroid a bit and add Armour a bit at first and see how it...

  74. Looking for answers
    ... don't understand why doctors are still prescribing synthroid for hypothyroidism. It just doesn't make sense!! I ... get well?! Why are they being so bull-headed about synthroid ? Thank you for letting me vent. I'm so sick of ... ll tell everyone i meet who is having problems with synthroid and hopefully give them hope too. Thanks for putting...
    ... planning on doing, after reading STTM? i've been on synthroid without luck, and now levoxyl. they're pretty much...
    ... to help folks like you and i who have been taking synthroid and have had no help. I sure know what you mean ... who say that all i need to do is make sure i take my synthroid every morning and make sure i take it on an empty ... it clear that if your adrenals are drained due to synthroid use or other factor, you need to build them up to ... someone who has weakened adrenals and switches from synthroid to Armour. anyway, i'm writing a book here.......
    ... Osteopathic doc there years ago, but he simply increased my synthroid as that's what i had asked him to do at the time....

  75. High hyperparathyroid due to vit. D deficiency?
    ... absorb the large doses of calcium. I take 150mcgs of synthroid . The large doses of calcium has caused stomach problems...