Natural Thyroid Treatment. T4 & T3 replacement hormones (desiccated porcine thyroid) Thyroid cofactors (T1, T2, calcitonin and iodine) naturally occur in trace amounts. Hypoallergenic. Gluten free. Does not contain any artificial colors or flavors, corn, peanut, rice, gluten, soy, yeast, egg, fish or shellfish.
Treatment requires taking thyroid hormone pills. Levothyroxine (T4): the major hormone produced by the thyroid gland and available in pill form as Levoxylâ„¢, Synthroidâ„¢, Levothroidâ„¢ and generic preparations. Desiccated thyroid extract: thyroid hormone pill made from animal thyroid glands.
Doctor's Answer: While it is reasonable to assume that synthetic medications are less desirable than natural counterparts, in this case- natural thyroid hormone .