Tye53

315d

I wanna get off meds any suggestions?

Hypothyroidism

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  • BlindOneLives

    314d

    Probably nor a good idea with our condition.

  • Tye53

    314d

    I thought you were offering content under this app to help people get off of meds

    • BlindOneLives

      314d

      not me. Maybe someone else. I don't think there's anything alternatively we can do for Hypothyroidism other than meds.

      • Toonces

        313d

        well there are dietary changes one could make that some feel are extremely helpful. I don't know what they are exactly I know gluten free is one!

  • Michel

    314d

    Talk to your primary care physician before taking yourself off any meds

  • dazedandconfused

    313d

    I tried on my own to get off of it, and after one month, I had to start it again. I actually felt better when I restarted.

  • Toonces

    313d

    agreed.

  • Toonces

    313d

    Ty.. why would you want to get off levothyroxine? I was told I'd be taking it for the rest of my life. It's cheap and i know of no side effects. It's the only way your doc can follow your status.

    • Toonces

      313d

      I mean check your status with regular blood tests.

  • Maja

    313d

    I difently recommend vitamin D and make sure you take calcium too

  • Ali44

    311d

    Hello, new to this app, but functional medicine is very helpful in addition to medication in treating Thyroid conditions. Lots of very informative podcasts out there that can help.

    • Toonces

      311d

      ho Ali. Do you mean beyond the standard MD?

  • Ali44

    311d

    @Toonces No I mean a doctor that looks at the whole picture, not just a few lab results. There’s a book called “stop the thyroid madness” it’s really helpful in getting proper treatment for thyroid. Most standard MD’s (at least the ones I’ve been to) have a very limited approach. Most didn’t even recognize I had a thyroid issue, wasn’t even until I saw a functional doctor

  • Michel

    310d

    You need to think about side effects of coming off meds it could cause you more issues w write down pros and cons

  • Sloupysue

    309d

    A nurse practitioner slowly weened down my thyroid meds then said to stop them! I ended up in hospital for a week in myexedema coma. The endocrinologists said I have literally NO supply in my thyroid gland. Absolutely irresponsible medicine.

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