Synthetic thyroxine vs dessicated thyroid

Synthetic thyroxine vs dessicated thyroid
Synthetic thyroxine vs dessicated thyroid

Why would the human thyroid gland include all these components if they werent all important? What brands of desiccated natural thyroid are available? Brands include Forest Labs Armour, and Nature-throid and.

There is no way to be certain of this, and patients on these preparations often have fluctuating hormone levels, which may or may not result in symptoms. Regardless of symptoms, the goal of replacement therapy is to keep the hormone levels as stable as possible.

Hmmm Doctors claim that synthetic T4-only medications are superior to natural desiccated thyroid and consider NDTs outdated and less reliable. Yet there are many thyroid sufferers who claim that synthetic T4-only medications failed to properly treat their hypothyroidism.

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So lets ask the FDA about this.  What do we find?  In reality, the FDA says Synthroid is unstable and varies in potency, while natural thyroid from RLC labs HAS NEVER been recalled for instability or variation in potency.

Here is a typical statement by Mainstream Medicine found on a popular medical information web site called t. Armour is a natural desiccated porcine thyroid preparation containing T1, T2, T3, T4 and calcitonin.  Synthroid contains only T4.

The incidence of hypothyroidism increases with increasing age. In other words, the older we get, the more likely a thyroid deficiency will show up.

Why Natural Thyroid is Better than Synthetic. This article is part one of a series. For part Two, Click Here For Part Three Click Here. by Jeffrey Dach MD We use exclusively natural thyroid in our office, and a few times every day, I find myself explaining why natural thyroid is superior to Synthroid. 

Brand names in the U.S: Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid. Brand names in Canada: Synthroid, Eltroxin, and PMS-Levothyroxine. Brand names outside U.S.: Euthyrox, Thyroxine, Berlthyrox, Droxine, Eferox, Elthyrone, Eltroxin, Eutirox, Letrox, Levaxin, Levotirox, Levothyrox, Levotiroxina, Oroxine, T4KP, Thevier, Throxinique, Thyradin, Thyradin S, Thyrax, Thyrax Duotab, Thyrex, Thyro-4, Thyrosit, Thyroxin, Thyroxin-Natrium, Tiroidine.

(This post was written in 2009, but underscores how tough it can in the United Kingdom to be a thyroid patient!) And right on the heels of my last post, I want to.

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