Levothyroxine is a man-made form of thyroxine, a hormone that is produced naturally in the body by the thyroid gland.
The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormones which help to control energy levels and growth. Levothyroxine is taken to replace the missing thyroid hormone thyroxine.
How Can You Benefit From Levothyroxine?
Thyroid hormones (such as thyroxine) play a vital role in our normal growth and development, and the maturation of our brain, spinal cord, nerves, and bone.
Thyroid hormones help cells to function and are also involved in their breakdown. They also help regulate our moods, reproductive function, metabolism, and gastrointestinal function.
What Are The Benefits of Levothyroxine?
- Treatment of hypothyroidism
- Management of goiter and some thyroid cancers
- Improved metabolism
- Weight management