Allopathic doctors almost always condemn NDT as an inferior alternative even though it has successfully been used for almost 120+ years. Levothyroxine sodium is not without it's own problems. This is a journal article from 2005 which discusses the problematic history of the synthetics. Next time your GP trashes NDT you might want to give them a copy of this. PR
PS Thanks to Lorraine at: facebook.com/thyroidpetitio...
"Current issues surrounding levothyroxine include: controversy about research, the number and types of recalls, the lack of a single reference-listed drug for comparison, and conflicting claims about the bioequivalence of various formulations."
"In a subsequent letter, dated June 24, 2004, and posted on the ATA website, the ATA, TES, and AACE reacted to the FDA decision to approve substitutes for levothyroxine stating that they were "deeply disappointed that the FDA has moved to approve generic levothyroxine preparations as equivalent to branded preparations..."
"The question of a potential conflict of interest or appearance of conflict of interest does arise as related to these associations, which represent more than 4,600 clinical endocrinologists nationwide."