Thyroid suppress therapy and glutamine and carntine

Patient

Q: I had medullary carcinoma 20 years (genetic) ago thyroid was removed and i take 175 mcg thyroxine daily to keep pituitary from turning on the cancer gene. Will taking l-glutemine or l-carnitine for muscle recovery after exercising interfere with my thyroid hormone suppression therapy? I do 2 hours of circuit training 5 times a week.

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