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Carnitine Fumarate and hypothyroidism

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by Avocado, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Avocado


    Hi people!

    I had low thyroid symptoms before, but got more normal with medication (im no longer on the medication since I dont need it anymore)

    People with low thyroid function, how did you react to Carnitine Fumarate?

    Im scared of trying it because I reacted badly after some days of using R-ala. First I felt an increased energy. But after some days I felt severly depressed, had much anxiety, and felt like crying. The way I felt before I started thyroid medication. I read up on it and it blocks something in your thyroid and is not recommended for people with hypothyroidism symptoms.

    Im scared I will feel the same way with carnitine and I will be wasting more money on a supplement I cant tolerate..
  2. Mogwai


    Auckland, NZ
    I haven't tried Carnitine Fumarate, but I didn't fare well on Acetyl L-Carnitine. My low thyroid symptoms got a great deal worse on it.
  3. Critterina

    Critterina Senior Member

    Arizona, USA
    Do an internet search -you'll find that carnitine fumarate is used to treat hyperthyroidism... therefore is seems kind of foolish for people with low thyroid to even consider taking it.

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