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Posted on 11-04-2015

59 million American suffer from thyroid problems, though only minority percentage actually knew they had thyroid problems. Thyroid problems have become very common and there are many natural solutions to re-regulating this gland.  Whether you suffer from a Hyperthyroid or Hypothyroid, there is something interfering with the glands function that needs to be addressed to get the most out of treatment. You could be more prone to thyroid problems, if you have a thyroid problem or autoimmune diseases in the family history. The simplest way to find out is keeping a keen watch over your weight-gains, fluctuating energy levels, untimely hair-loss, fatigue levels and painful muscle cramps.

It isn’t too late. Act Now!!

Iodine deficiency is one of the key reasons for Hypothyroidism. To be on the safe side, make sure to buy and consume Iodized Salt while shopping for grocery. Alternatively, health practitioners might recommend iodine tablets or iodine containing herb such as Kelp, to patients suffering from acute hypothyroidism. In developed countries such as the United States, iodine deficiency is becoming much less common thanks to the fortification of iodine in foods especially in salt.  Although not as common as it used to be, iodine deficiency can still be a cause for hypothyroidism.


Exercising is good, especially to relieve yourself of joint pains, muscle cramps and fatigue. Early morning exercising regimes can significantly boost the metabolism rates and help the body produce more energy. Exposure to early morning sunshine is a rich source of Vitamin D, the deficiency of which leads to several autoimmune diseases including thyroid problems. Vitamin D can also balance the immune system leading to a decrease inflammation associated with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, a condition where the immune system is attacking the thyroid.


Flouride is a chemical that is put in our water supply to prevent cavities, but flouride is also an endocrine disrupter and interferes with thyroid fucntion.  Having a clean water supply is crucial.  Flouride free toothpast is also recommended.  Flouride has benefits when topically applied but disrupts hormones when ingested. 

How can Chiropractic care help!!

Pressure and interference to the nervous system supply to the thyroid gland will create abnormal signally from the brain to the thyroid gland.  By removing this pressure and interference with Chiropractic adjustments, your thyroid gland will get is proper nerve supply and improve function.


Chiropractic adjustments can decrease the stress response in the body, helping balance hormones.


Chiropractic is a great compliment to the treatment you decide for your Thyroid.

Reference:

http://drhyman.com/blog/tag/hypothyroidism-thyroid/  

http://drhyman.com/blog/2015/06/10/a-comprehensive-6-step-strategy-to-heal-your-thyroid/

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/08/13/fluoride-and-thyroid-dysfunction.aspx
 

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