A few months ago I was diagnosed with Hashimoto disease. The doctor that treats infertility put me on Synthroid, started with a smaller dosage (75 mcg), but since my results were worse after being on the low dosage, they increased it to 112 mcg. I was first unsure if I want to be on Synthroid since I do not believe in prescribed medications that may have side effects. I was told since my spouse has infertility issues (not me) and since I am trying for a baby, natural way or through IVF or IUI, then I have to be on Synthroid forever and Hashimoto cannot be cured. I have been taking all natural homeopathic Vitamins and even when I get sick I also buy natural medicine that was recommended by my Naturopath doctor. I continue to take Synthroid, I lose a lot of hair in my shower even prior to taking Synthroid. What do you suggest I should do? I do not want my body to be dependent on Synthroid for the rest of my life. He also said if I get pregnant I need to stay on Synthroid. I wanted to know from a professional if I am better off taking homeopathic medicine or should I continue on Synthroid?