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Insomnia in Hoshimotos thyroid

Suzi_
Suzi_

Does anyone has sleep problems? I sleep for 2 hours , wake up and can’t go back to sleep. I have prescription pills ambien, would only take as last resort.

Any suggestions?

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More likely to be due to your adrenals than the Hashi's. Have you had your cortisol tested?

SlowDragon
SlowDragonAdministrator

When were vitamin D, folate, ferritin and B12 last tested?

Suzi_
Suzi_
in reply to SlowDragon

Few months ago. Low on Vit D, taking 50,000 iu once a week

SlowDragon
SlowDragonAdministrator
in reply to Suzi_

Low vitamin D and low B vitamins may be linked as explained here

drgominak.com/sleep/vitamin...

In YouTube video...vitamin D at 40ng/ml (USA units) is equal to 100nmol (UK units)

Dr Gominak


Have you retested vitamin D, folate and B12

Vitamin D

GP will only prescribe to bring levels to 50nmol.

ouh.nhs.uk/osteoporosis/use...

But improving to around 80nmol or 100nmol may be better

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/218...

vitamindsociety.org/pdf/Vit...

Once you Improve level, very likely you will need on going maintenance dose to keep it there.

Test twice yearly via vitamindtest.org.uk

Vitamin D mouth spray by Better You is very effective as it avoids poor gut function. There’s a version made that also contains vitamin K2 Mk7

It’s trial and error what dose we need, with hashimoto’s we frequently need higher dose than average

Government recommends everyone supplement October to April

gov.uk/government/news/phe-...

Also read up on importance of magnesium and vitamin K2 Mk7 supplements when taking vitamins

betterbones.com/bone-nutrit...

medicalnewstoday.com/articl...

livescience.com/61866-magne...

sciencedaily.com/releases/2...

Bone pain

easy-immune-health.com/pain...

naturalnews.com/038286_magn...

Vitamin K2 mk7

betterbones.com/bone-nutrit...

healthline.com/nutrition/vi...

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