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    Has anyone noticed an increased in glucose readings, specifically fasting glucose, after taking any thyroid replacement meds for some time (i.e. Armour, Synthroid, etc.)? According to this article, "The levothyroxine elevated the patient’s blood sugar to the point where hypoglycemia resolved...
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    Levothyroxine kicking in in the evenings

    Hi guys, I've begun Levothyroxine treatment since last Friday, 50mcg a day, taken in the morning. I'm finding that it functions in a way that I didn't expect. I take it in the morning and around 10h later I'm awake like I haven't been for years. This is the effect I was hoping to get from...
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    Low FT3/FT4 (hypothyroidism) low TSH on LT4 dosage

    Good morning everbody, Im 27 y. old, 80kg, 12% bf. I´m hypothyroid and and have hypogonadism. I´m on a HCG-Monotherapy. I think that my thyroid gland is not yet functioning properly and therefore my testosterone synthesis is also limited. When my metabolism is better again, the HCG therapy will...
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    Levothyroxine CRASHED my TSH!

    Hey Guys. My T4 is always low, for years. And I am always tired. But MY TSH has always been normal. My prolactin is also also slightly elevated by about 6 points, for the past 10 years. I went to a new doc and she decided to try me on 50 mcg of daily levothyroxine. I just tested 8 weeks in, and...
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    How reliable are free thyroid and total T3 hormone assays (Study Inside)

    I think this is an important discussion point that is not talked about when trying to dial in our thyroids. What are your thoughts/discoveries on this? How reliable are free thyroid and total T3 hormone assays? "Measurement of T3, FT3, and FT4 by the immunoassay methods commonly used by the...
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    Does NDT / levothyroxine raise blood sugar levels?

    I read on a lot of diabetes forums and see on drug inserts that if you take NDT, levothyroxine or cytomel that these can raise blood sugar / glucose levels. And if you are a diabetic taking these meds you should carefully monitor changes in blood glucose. I find a little info about this, but...
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    Low free t3 cardiovascular mortality

    I was researching this topic and I found this study online. A few of you may know I questioned targeting higher free t3 during thyroid hormone replacement. Low free t3 and it’s effects on the cardiovascular system may have changed my mind. Theres accutually a good amount of research on this...
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    3 grains of NDT not working - what's the next step?

    Edit: the Title should be "1.5 grains..." which is 3 capsules (I can't edit the Title of the post). I've been on 1.5 grains (3 capsules) of NDT for 102 days and my thyroid numbers and overall symptoms have remained the same. I was started on 1/2 grain for 10 days, then 1 grain for 10 days, then...
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    The lipid-lowering effect of levothyroxine in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism: a systematic

    The lipid-lowering effect of levothyroxine in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Summary Objectives Dyslipidaemia is common in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH). To date, there is no universal agreement...
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