About Me: Female, 54, Jacksonville, FL, member since Mar 2011
I am married, have one son and live in Jacksonville, Fl. I am a part time decorative painter and stay at home mom. I have a special interest in staying physically fit and am active in all areas at the gym. Following the birth of my son, I was diagnosed with hypothyro
[More]idism in 2009 where I was put on Armour. This has been a fantastic drug for me, but I have challenges with dosing related to spikes and crashes of T3, even with dosing twice a day. I would be forever grateful to get some answers once and for all! Thanks
"I had a very interesting thing happen causing me all kinds of problems over the past six months. Long story short (and it is long!), I was put on another med back in 4/08 for a condition that was later determined that I never really had..."
"I know it is said that it takes 4-8 weeks for a thyroid drug to get fully into your system and/or out of your system. When speaking of Armour though, being that it is much heavier on the T3 than T4, would it take less time due to the sh..."
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