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Thyroxine to Armour - any success stories?
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Thyroxine to Armour - any success stories?

Anybody like to share their experiences with a synthroid to Armour switch?
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I had a 100% turn around switching to Armour. I Became very allergic to the dye and fillers in Synthroid and it took four years to Dx me.

I now am on Armour and have some life back in me.
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Hi____I just changed from Levothyroxine to Armour. Synthroid sent me to the hospital twice. It made me ill, daily. I begged my regular GP to let me go on Armour, but he refused to change my meds, citing dosage problems. I find it hard to believe that after years of medical school, he couldn't  transpose mcgs to mgs. LOL Anyway, I finally went to the pharmacy and asked for an Armour friendly doctor. After waiting for another 2 months, I got placed on Armour. I am now feeling what I call NORMAL! Thank God, someone listened to me and believed me when I spoke about the horrible symptoms I was experiencing. To answer your question, yes! I feel 100% better. I guess it was the t3 I was missing in my body.
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Good to hear! If only the doctors who are so resistant to Armour would read some of these posts.
Here in the UK there are only a handful of GPs who will prescribe Armour, you just have to buy it on the internet if you are cannot find one .
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393685_tn?1325870933
I found a great website (www.stopthe thyroidmadness.com) it does help understand alot about natural thyroid medication.
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Another good website, very helpful with 'the switch' is www. tpa-uk.org.uk
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Great - since you are located in the UK that may be very helpful for you.
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The advice is international!
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