Thyroid hormone replacement

What is Thyroid hormone replacement?

Thyroid hormone supplements are given in certain thyroid diseases as the thyroid hormone is critical in the body's metabolism. The replacement is a medicine that may be a synthetic version of the actual thyroid hormone, or combinations of thyroid hormones taken from animal thyroid glands.

Questions and answers on "Thyroid hormone replacement"

I've just been diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Doctors considering standard thyroid hormone replacement, but I have an extraordinarily...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Thyroid

Detailed Answer:
I understand your concerns.

Thyroid hormone replacement is not known to be associated with an elevated risk...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Hi, Re: Graves disease, niece just Had thriod taken out, will this affect her future very much?
I hear from my brother the meds are 300 per month....

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
she will need thyroid hormone replacements

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for your question.
It is true that she will need to...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

I am currently taking 90 mg of Armour Thyroid daily for the past 4 years. Every 6 months I have blood work done and I consisitently score either...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I need more information.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have gone through your query.

Your TSH is suppressed(or low) and this means...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Thyroid hormone replacement


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Treatment/Therapy
Related Procedures
Related Medical Topics