9 patient evaluations for Desiccated thyroid

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bnm07
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bnm07
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender:
  • Age: 35
Condition: Hypothyroidism 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Hypothyroidism

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Apr 12, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for T4 only (levothyroxine) was not effective enough)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: You may notice that you are able to concentrate better, have more energy, but are not jittery or anxious. If you do feel anxious you may be taking too much. I also no longer have the fibromyalgia-like or depressive symptoms now that I am on Armour Thyroid.

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gridly1
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gridly1
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F57y
CFS:?y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jan 1, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: My blood tests came out very bad . I am afraid my doc will force me to to synthetics.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 29, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since I started taking LDN I have slowly needed to go down on Thyroid meds. Aug to Sept . '14 I have gone down to only 60 mgs every 2 or 3 days!!! I am now AK testing off Chlorella and Molybdenum. I think the LDN have helped my Immune System w/my Hashimoto's, and cut my mood swings down.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 23, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Levothyroxine did not not work for me at all! My blood levels where better but I felt horrible! I've titrated up to 4 gns (240mgs) of Natural Desiccated Thyroid (Armour) I've lost 18 pounds and my energy is MUCH better!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jrobwellness
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jrobwellness
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 69
Condition: Diabetes Type 2 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: vg
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

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Feb 10, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Daily

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Cherizac
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Cherizac
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F55y
FM:5y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 17, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 130 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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mochafroggy
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mochafroggy
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F56y
FM:15y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 5, 2010 (Started Nov 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking off of this due to high blood pressure. A newer lab showed I was low in T4-not T3

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ORStarr
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ORStarr
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
65 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Feb 1, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I began hypothyroid treatment with levothyroid. I did not realize that many other health problems I was experiencing were related to hypothyroidism until I researched the condition and treatment options. Adding the dessicated thyroid has been amasing. Muscle and joint pain decreased, sinus infections gone, hayfever greatly decreased, no asthma problems. I now take compounded time realease capsule that combines T3/t4 and dessicated thyroid
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Ree72
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Ree72
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F63y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:25y Dx
I am: vg
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jan 12, 2010 (Started Apr 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Grandmoms
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Grandmoms
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Nov 16, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1970)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking 120 mg and took this dosage for years. New primary care doctor felt I was taking too much and reduced it to 90 mg. Have gained 15 pounds since dosage was changed.

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D'awesome
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D'awesome
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Aug 26, 2008 (Started May 03, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: USE Armour Thyroid for a full Thyroid balance.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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