Treat Hypothyroidism Naturally

Hypothyroidism happens when your thyroid doesn’t produce enough of the thyroid hormone. It affects your entire body and if not treated can raise cholesterol levels, make you more likely to have a heart attack and finally increase your risk of a stroke. You can get hypothyroidism at any age, however older adults are most likely to suffer from it. You are at highest risk if you’re over 60 and female.

 

How do I know if I have hypothyroidism?

  • Coarse, thinning hair
  • Dry skin
  • Brittle nails
  • Yellowish tint to skin
  • Slow body movements
  • Cold skin
  • Inability to tolerate cold
  • Feeling tired, sluggish or weak
  • Memory problems
  • Depression
  • Problems concentrating
  • Constipation
  • Heavy or irregular periods
  • Enlarged thyroid gland
  • Modest weight gain
  • Swelling of the hands, legs, arms, feet, and facial puffiness
  • Hoarseness
  • Muscle aches and cramps

 

How do I prevent hypothyroidism?

Most cases of hypothyroidism are caused by Hashimoto’s thyroiditis for which there are no methods of prevention. Keep an eye on your symptoms and act swiftly to ensure that symptoms don’t get out of control.

 

How can I treat hypothyroidism?

  • Bladder wrack is a type of seaweed that can improve functionality of the thyroid gland.
  • Flax seed is full of omega-3’s which help with functionality as well.
  • Ginger is a great anti-inflammatory which can help with the thyroid. Make teas, add it to foods, enjoy it.
  • Coconut oil will help to improve metabolism rate and thyroid function.
  • Get some sun. Sunshine helps your body naturally produce vitamin D which helps your body in a lot of ways.
  • Evening primrose oil is full of amino acids helps with function and inflammation.
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