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Thank you for your time! I was dx with hypothyroid some 30 +
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Dr Adi
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I started o.o25 mg Synthroid and it was low dose for me, so
I started o.o25 mg Synthroid and it was low dose for me, so we tried 0.50mg. After few months we checked again, and my TSH level was 0.3 , so it was too low and I went back on 0.025 mg of Synthroid. N… read more
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I have been on synthroid for 40 years. It doesn't seem to be
I have been on synthroid for 40 years. It doesn't seem to be working any longer. Just had a blood test. My T3 was a little low by by T4 was 68.9. My doctor has put me on Armour Synthroid just yesterda… read more
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I have had treatment for autoimmune thyroid disease for
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