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Taken for: Hashimoto's Disease
Other names: Selenomax
Method of use: Injection, Pill
*Off Label
Category: Dietary supplement
Selenium is a chemical element with atomic number 34, chemical symbol Se, and an atomic mass of 78.96. It is a nonmetal, whose ...
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What people say about Selenium and Hyperthyroidism ?

#8 in Selenium discussions - 754 posts discuss Hyperthyroidism with Selenium.
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" ...time I take Selenium for several days, I become hyperthyroid. When I stop, I go back to hypo. Can anyone explain why? Now I don't dare take selenium, and I also... "

" ...doubt the selenium helped my thyroid and I could possible lower my Synthroid intake, which would be wonderful and which I'd much rather do...and God forbid ...stupid in Minnesota!! P.S. Yes, se... "

" ...because l took iodine whilst selenium deficient. I started transdermal selenium drops and had slight hyperthyroid symptoms so cut back and ...loss. Its surprised me how well selenium is working ... "

" ...now either. Right now taking 75 mcgs of levoxyl, and hoping that will be enough because 100(with 200 mcgs of selenium everyday) was making me hyper.Not sure it was from the selenium . 50 was way to... "

" ...by the end of the second week, my bowels started stopping up, fluid retention started creeping up on me. I was taking 100 mcgs of levoxyl plus 200 mcgs of selenium, plus 1000mcgs of B-12.This made... "

" ...hyper, however my Free numbers were still middle of the range. my FT4 was 15 (10-20) and I can't remember the FT3. I told my doc I wanted to try and raise my free's so he upped my dose. Ever... "

" ...of levoxyl 200mcgs Selenium. I did not take them together. After a few weeks, I started feeling a bit hyper, nervousness, heart palps etc. Just wondered ... "

" ...needs selenium for other things ...I have been hypo since the 80's, and started taking selenium about 3 weeks ...that now I'm hyper and it's probably because of the selenium. My synthroid dos... "

" ...had porcine gland in it, which is same as Armour basically. With adding selenium too, I ended up becoming hyperthyroid which wasn't fun. As for when to take your Armour. Take it in... "

" ...to see my thyroid go hyper about 2 weeks after starting the selenium. (TSH from 1.70 - .12) Doc said it was probably because of the selenium that my thyroid didn't need as much Synthroid, so she... "

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