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Interested in experiences of men/women on Synthroid who have added Tumeric.
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Hello @speedy and welcome to Mayo Connect. You have posted an interesting idea. At Mayo Connect, we have previously had conversations on Tumeric, please see https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/turmeric/?pg=3#comment-42377 for some of our members’ comments. We would be interested in knowing if you are interested in this for yourself personally or for a friend or family member? Are you taking Synthroid now? Teresa
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Thanks for the reply Teresa. This post was for myself. I’m 74 and had my thyroid gland(cancer)removed at 9.
I starting taking Tumeric three weeks ago and felt energized plus arthritis pain and muscle soreness decreased. This week I felt hyper and was urinating frequently. Stopped taking Turmeric. I’m in great health, 6’1″, 208lbs. Work out at YMCA and or walk 7 days each week.
Like the benefits of Turmeric. Any input would be appreciated.
@speedy I am glad that you shared some more about your question. Here are some Members of Connect who have shared information about their use of Tumeric, @lisa54 and @bonniecanby. @vonbaron36. I hope that they will join you in this conversation. I see from your post that you took Tumeric about three weeks ago and stopped because you felt that you were having side-effects. Since you stopped the Tumeric, have the side-effects ceased or are they diminished? Also, did you discuss this with your doctor? Teresa
Side effects have ceased.. Started Turmeric without consulting my MD.
I have taken both for three years.
Have you noticed any changes?
What is your daily dosage?
Why are you taking Synthroid?
Thanks for responding
I havn’t noticed and adverse reactions. The curcumiin has helped reduce the pain that I have from MGUS and nerve pain in my back.
The only problem I have w/ Turmeric that I am aware of is if I use too much I get intestinal discomfort. I buy it fresh, peel and grate it and make a tincture…1 ml. a day for pain. May not sound like much, but tinctures are highly concentrated. Also knocked out a sinus infection.
Apple cider vinegar can be used in place of alcohol. I prefer it fresh and now growing my own.
I only use pills.
Hi Bonnie, just wanted to check in as I have been away for some time. Hope you are doing better.
I may be having heart surgery while in mesa for the winter. It will be done here at mayo.
@bonniecanby if you proceed with your heart surgery I am sure the results will be worth it, you are doing it at such an incredible hospital.
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