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Re: [IP] Some questions about Synthroid

Bob...you got it right!  The TSH cranks out more to try to stimulate the
thyroid gland to make Thyroid hormone.  Depending on the reason for the lack
of gland response, some thyroid tissue might become enlarged in the process,
but (as now in my case) the thyroid gland is not responding, so it does not
enlarge, and may be in a state of atrophy (shrinking).  This process works
much like a thermostat. Low thyroid response, TSH increase.  Thyroid response,
TSH decrease.

Barbara B.

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