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Synthroid isn't working

Synthroid: 5 Reasons it isn’t working for you

Synthroid Can Work (But not always)Look.  Many people are quick to jump on the bandwagon and make statements like Synthroid or levothyroxine simply don’t work.  But is that actually true? Not entirely. In fact, Synthroid CAN work for a lot of people.  But it is true that there are other options which may be BETTER for many of you …

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How Coffee Interferes with Synthroid Absorption (+ Tips on how to Take your meds)

Recent studies show that up to 64% of Americans drink about a cup of coffee each and every day (1).  This isn’t a problem by itself (although it could be as we will soon see) but it can be a major problem if you are consuming your coffee with your prescription medications.  In particular, I’m talking about Synthroid …

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synthroid overdose: signs you are taking too much thyroid medication

Synthroid Overdose: Signs you are Taking Too Much Thyroid Medication

Are you concerned that your dose of Synthroid is too high? That may be the case, especially if you are experiencing symptoms such as hair loss, heart palpitations, and heat intolerance.  The good news is that Synthroid overdose can be easily treated by simply reducing your dose.  This article will outline the major side effects associated with taking …

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synthroid vs levothyroxine

Synthroid vs Levothyroxine: Are these Medications Interchangeable?

Even though Synthroid and Levothyroxine contain the same active ingredient, they may not be tolerated equally among all patients. This means that certain patients do better on one medication compared to the other! Learn how to identify if you are taking the right type of medication and when to consider switching in this post:Read moreSynthroid vs Levothyroxine: …

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why synthroid isn't causing weight loss

Why Synthroid isn’t Causing Weight Loss and How to Fix it

Are you on the thyroid medication Synthroid and not losing weight? If so you aren’t alone… Synthroid is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for patients who have hypothyroidism but here’s the problem: Not everyone does well on this medication. Their bodies don’t absorb it, they don’t convert T4 to T3 or they need more T3 due to …

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10 Important tips to consider when taking Synthroid the thyroid medication

10 Important Tips for Taking Synthroid: Dosing, Side Effects & More

This guide will teach you everything you need to know about Synthroid including how to help improve absorption, what kind of dose you should be taking, how to take it properly and why some people who take thyroid medication don’t feel better even with normal lab tests.  Synthroid is a T4 only thyroid medication used …

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