As with any natural thyroid supplement, there are many different ways to take your dose and often this means trial and error until you find what works best. The first thing to know is that Thyrovanz will take at least 4 hours+ to peak in your system and will have a gradually diminishing effect for days afterwards. With this in mind it is often best to make dosage increases very slowly as the full effect of these changes can take about a week to be realized.
In addition to this, as the natural thyroid dose is increasing, the body is also adjusting its own TSH output (usually down) in response to the additional source of thyroid hormone, and when these two factors are combined the time-frame for adjustment can stretch into weeks. Being patient and prepared to make small changes is often the best approach to establishing the right dose.
The other benefit to making small dosage increases, is that if at any point the dose feels too high (over-stimulated), it is easy to drop back to the last level that was working. However, if dose increases are made too rapidly, this can be difficult to work out.
Should a Thyrovanz dose be taken all at once or split?
Most people who take Thyrovanz will split their dosage into 2 parts, a primary and secondary. Most commonly the primary dose is taken first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, and the secondary in the mid-afternoon. For example, if the dosage is 150mg – taking 100mg in the morning, and 50mg in the afternoon is a good option.
Splitting the dose like this can lead to a more consistent feeling of energy throughout the day and help avoid an afternoon slow-down. Another option is to micro-dose by taking small amounts throughout the day by using the 25 or 50mg capsules.
Will my dose stay the same throughout the year?
The short answer is, not likely. Although there are some who are blessed with hormonal stability, for most people this is not the case, and their needs will fluctuate over the course of the year. There are several things that can affect this including seasonal changes, changes in diet, stress, and just getting older.
However, in general, dosage needs will increase and decrease within a manageable range with some predictability after a while. In addition to life factors, the products effect can also vary. As Thyrovanz is simply bovine thyroid glandular – a natural product, there can be potency variations between batches and although these are usually minor, they can still be noticeable at times.
Establishing the right dose can take some time patiently listening to your body and adjusting as necessary. However, for most people, perseverance will lead to better energy throughout the day and an overall feeling of balance.
If you are currently taking any medication, or have been diagnosed with a medical condition, it is important to consult with your doctor before trying Thyrovanz.