Your post has helped me. I was beginning to think I was crazy as I am having much difficulty with digesting anything. Something changed in me with using Armour in Nov. 2011 (I had been on it with no problems for 3 years). It was like I quit digesting foods properly. I also began to have awful symtoms: throat constricting, naseau, stomach pains, even weird symptoms of sore tongue and acid reflux or full feeling in neck and stomach.
I quit taking Armour and started to see these symptoms lessen or altogether disappear. Feeling that I needed to take a thyroid supplement I went to get the Armour compounded (maybe less allergens?)but no - again my symptoms reappeared.
Again I quit taking Armour. Also again symtoms subsided.
I decided to try Nature-throid, again weird symptoms are returning.
I too have changed my diet as you with only eating natural foods and gluten-free.
This now affirms the medicine is causing my grief.
I am going to make an appt. with my doctor and look into Levoxyl.
Many thanks for your share.
Nature-throid is completely gluten-free. I have used it for a long time, am an incredibly sensitive Celiac and I have had no weirdness with it. It is also far better to take a thyroid med with both T3 and T4 in it, as opposed to Levoxyl, which is only T4. I used Levoxyl for a while but it did not do the job for me because it's a T4 med only.
I know it's easy to become paranoid about thyroid meds when you have Celiac but I have yet to find any which contain gluten. I am in the US so only have used what's available here. As Peter said in his earlier post, the disclaimer is for liability reasons only. It in no way means there is gluten in the product. You can also have weirdness with thyroid meds if the dose is not correct. It affects your metabolism so stomach issues can erupt from an incorrect dose. I have never used Synthroid because I think it is a rip-off. There are many that work better than Synthroid and cost a fraction of what it does.
Unless you have proof that a certain med contains gluten, do not post that it does. Nature-throid is a really good thyroid med and many Celiacs use it without issue. I would hate to see this branded as a bad choice for us.