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What supplements should I take after thyroid surgery?

Following thyroid surgery, if signs of low calcium level occur, then calcium and/or vitamin D pills may be advised. These levels are straightforward to follow with a simple blood test and respond very well to the supplements. Currently, most calcium supplements have vitamin D with them to allow for better absorption.

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