For those who are taking thyroid medication for an underactive thyroid what strength of medication are you on?

Answer I'm om Armour thyroid and take 180 mg's. I've been on this dose for 4 years now. You'll get on the correct dose quicker if you always test first thing in the morning. Your med is in mcg's, so you... Read More »

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Could I still have a thyroid problem if the thyroid levels are normal?

On One Hand: Thyroid Tests Are Not SubjectiveThyroid problems are a common issue among many people, especially as they age. A doctor who suspects thyroid problems will typically order a simple bloo... Read More »

What is Armour thyroid for?

Armour thyroid is a prescription medication that contains natural thyroid hormones. Doctors prescribe Armour thyroid tablets for the treatment of conditions like hypothyroidism, a condition that af... Read More »

What are the symptoms of a low thyroid?

A low, or under-active, thyroid can cause a variety of symptoms, including excessive tiredness, exhaustion, depression, dry skin, constipation, and feeling cold all the time.FunctionThe thyroid is ... Read More »

What is a thyroid lesion?

A thyroid lesion is a lump or nodule that forms on a healthy thyroid gland in a human. Often they are felt as a lump in the throat, and sometimes they can be seen on the front of the neck. More tha... Read More »