Hypothyroidism - Natural Remedies NEEDED - Thyroid UK

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Hypothyroidism - Natural Remedies NEEDED

Abyism
Abyism

I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism after my first pregnancy in 2004. It thankfully went into remission... almost 5 years later in 2009 with my second pregnancy it came back and never left. I have taken the internal medicine route (with Synthroid) however did not receive the same results and am trying new alternative holistic approaches now.

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(Side Note:)

I was diagnosed at 16 months old from a blood infection leading to a high fever resulting to my body attacking itself and resulting to Juvenal Rheumatoid Arthritis (auto-immune disease) however that has remained in remission for the most part of my life. (I am now 36 years old)

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Have you ever been tested for antibodies? As in, do you know if your thyroid condition is the result of auto-immune disease?

You may be able to help your condition through diet if it's caused by autoimmune problems - I'd suggest you read some books by Isabella Wentz on how to go about working out which foods are a problem for you (the root cause, or Hashimotos protocol would be worth reading). Around 70% of those with Hashimotos benefit from going gluten free, so that would be a good place to start.

Abyism
Abyism in reply to Cooper27

I believe you are correct with diet & I am interested in doing some reading! Thank you for the suggestion! Thank you Cooper27

There are no "natural" remedies for hypothyroidism. You need replacement hormones, However, hypo often goes along with low stomach acid and poor vitamin levels so you can supplement to get those optimal. You need to know ferritin, folate, B12 and vitamin D levels before starting to supplement. If you have high antibodies, you will probably find selenium useful, too. Many people do better on a gluten-free or low carb diet.

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