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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Question: Is it safe to consume "Garcinia Cambogia" supplements along with medicines like thyronorm 125, Janumet 50/1000mg and Aztor 10?

My age is 27 years and height is 5 ft 8 inch, weight 108kg. I am having thyroid and cholesterol but those are now under control. As per my current diagnostics report, only diabetes is high.

I would like to consume "Garcinia Cambogia" to reduce my weight. Somewhere on internet I have seen that this supplements should not be consumed if a person is consuming thyroid medicine. What do you suggest?

What are you recommendations on the same ?

If I should consume the supplement which brand should I go for between Naturewise and Quality?

Need assistance. Thanking you in advance.
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 16 hours later
Brief Answer:
garcinia can be taken with thyroid disorder

Detailed Answer:
Dear sir, hi! garcinia is not a very strong molecule to lose weight. as you told us , you are 108 kg, garcinia would not help you lose more than few kg say 2-3 kg , that too with vigorous exercise, and dietary restrictions. the indication to avoid with thyroid is also because the end purpose is defeated. with thyroid dysfunction , that few kg weight loss is also not achieved.
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