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The Thyroid Treatment/Osteoporosis Controversy. Osteoporosis is a common. there is tremendous controversy over whether long-term use of levothyroxine. Jan 28, 2014 To evaluate the association between fracture risk and levothyroxine use in elderly women with hypothyroidism, according to previous osteoporosis history. A. Under-active thyroid hypothyroidism An under-active thyroid is not, in itself, a risk factor for osteoporosis, but if you are prescribed levothyroxine to increase your thyroid levels to the normal range you should have regular blood tests, at least once a year, to ensure your thyroid hormone levels are not too high.
Synthroid and osteoporosis? -
Answers - Posted in synthroid, osteoporosis, glaucoma, osteopenia - Answer Yes-you can ask for Armour beef thyroid extract. It's natural-works. Since the concern many Drs have is that a low tsh can lead to osteoporosis and heart problems, I was wondering if any of you long term folks have had regular bone.