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31 Jan 2004

Hypothyroid
I have been on replacement therapy for years with common hypothyroid. Last 3 years on Eltroxin 300mcg per day.Now my TSH levels are up again and my GP said we should consult with the Physician first before increasing the dose again. I have donig some research and it looks like the 300 mcg is already an accesive dosage. Is tehere anything alse I can do to get my thyroid up and running again apart from taking more tablets????
Tx Maria
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Maria
The thyroid is really such an important and central hormone in the human body that I would rather that you do consult a physician. There are a number of types of hypothyroidism and I am not sure which one you are suffering from. In some cases the dr may recommend surgery and/or additional hormone therapy, so it is best to get an expert opinion.
Holding thumbs that your condition will be sorted out soon.
DietDoc
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