Chapter9

Setting Your Dosage

In This Chapter

  • The trial-and-error process
  • Avoiding extreme dosages
  • Converting dosages among different thyroid medications
  • True tales of underdosing and overdosing
  • Taking your medication without fail

Chapter 8 helped you choose your thyroid medication. Your final step to health is deciding precisely how much medication you need. If you don’t take enough medication, you’ll continue having hypothyroidism symptoms. But if you take too much medication, you’ll become hyperthyroid, which is a much more dangerous illness (see Chapter 10).

This chapter explains what you need to know to avoid undesirable extremes and arrive ...

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