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... Since then I now have very poor exercise tolerance, and since taking the T3 I have put on about 10 pounds, mostly fat around the middle. ... (2 replies)
... But the problem was that I did not know how much T3 and T4 it contained, so I was afraid to continue taking it. I didn't know if I should discontinue the thyroxine altogether or combine the two. Thyro Gold was also a great hunger suppressant. ... (0 replies)
... Because T3 spikes for several hours after taking the med, and because that can have an energizing effect, many people find that if they take it after about 2 or 3 in the afternoon, they have trouble sleeping. ... (12 replies)

... I have Hashimoto's, but normal TSH, T3, T4. I read on another website that taking thyroid medication can slow the destruction of the thyroid. I didn't think my doctor would give me medication with normal labs, but she did. ... (3 replies)
... y. It does sound like we are in the same boat. The muscle and joint pain, fatigue, weight gain, etc. are debilatating. I continue to plug along, though. I am taking 5 mg of Corteg twice daily. My doc says I can double the dose on days of serious muscle pain, fatigue, or illness. ... (8 replies)
... My doctor wouldn't do anything so I ordered my TPO Antibodies test online because the doctor refused. TPO came back with elevated levels although thyroid tests including Free t 4 and TSH were within the "normal" range. ... (8 replies)
... oid symptoms for years, finally diagnosed with Hashimoto's at the end of September 04. Did not get to a great doctor until the end of January 05. He prescribed Armour and Synthroid. He has slowly been increasing the Armour. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Oldsailor! I have recently added Armour and my doctor told me to split my dose. I posted a question yesterday about how to space the meds. It is very confusing! ... (5 replies)
... My Dr. has put me on 30 mg. armour to start with. She said to make sure to take it 30 min. before breakfast. I also read that you shouldn't take calcium supplements within 4 hours of the armour. ... (5 replies)
Armour dosing
Dec 23, 2004
... Where in the armour thyroid site says to split the dosage? ... (8 replies)
... were when you were taking Levoxyl. ... (9 replies)
... things. FT4, FT3 always in the middle range, RT3 is a little high, TPOAbs and the other hashi's antibody is always a little high but not too bad, etc. I've tried Armour in the past but did not do well on it. ... (4 replies)
Help with tests
May 18, 2006
... I'm asking for help from people who have been around the block with thyroid problems. ... (1 replies)
Inflammation
Aug 19, 2005
... I have history of elevated TPO antibodies and borderline lab results prior to treatment by top doc with Armour thyroid. I was found two years ago to have a small thyroid cyst. I have had ultrasounds twice a year since and the cyst has not changed in size, etc. ... (3 replies)
... When to take the meds. I dont' believe ANY T4 med should be taken after a meal, so taking Armour after a meal is not something I advise, due to the varaiability of T4 absorbtion that would cause. ... (24 replies)
... Can anyone give me feedback as to when blood for thyroid tests should be drawn? ... (2 replies)
... Hey I have been wondering the same thing. I am taking Armour. The last two tests I had showed results that did not correlate with the way I felt. Could it be because I took Armour a few hours before the lab opened. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your input. I am definitely going to try to stay with the Armour in spite of the problems I am experiencing. I was on Synthroid for 8 years and Levoxyl for 1 year. ... (14 replies)
... ny decisions without discussing them with your doctor, but know that the ultimate decision is yours, since you have to live with the results. NEVER suddenly stop taking one of those drugs. They must be weaned from slowly, or it would set you back. ... (3 replies)
... or from taking additional T3. Sorry to hear that it's not working for you. ... (5 replies)


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