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Hi,

Do you have experience with this?

I learned from my gp last week that I have a slightly too slow thyroid


I had bloodwork done when I discovered that I feel so much better if replace black coffee at the office with a 3/4 gallon of water a day.

I have a antroposofic gp, so he's not so keen on prescribing regular stuff and prescribed something alternative (not animal tested, but likely animal based ingredients
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According to my gp, I'm on the edge of "treatment or not"

Free T4 9.8 (range 9-24)

TSH 3.8 (range 0.40 - 3.5)

B12 209 (range 118 - 590)

What I'm looking for is experiences of others, in how did you work around this without medication ?

So far I'm trying to cope with it by changing to iodinized salt and drinking lots of water.

I did try to find more info on thyroid related forums, and the main topic seems to be "should I take one tablet more, or less"
 

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Eric, you could try avoiding soy. There is some evidence that soy can aggravate cases of hypothyroidism (but appears to be safe for people with 'normal' thyroid function). Just a thought... sorry I don't have more suggestions.
 
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