Are you experiencing a sudden weight gain, slower heart rate, sleep disturbances, or fatigue? If yes, you might be suffering from thyroid imbalances. So, it becomes important to treat thyroid to achieve and maintain good health. And, as a Homeopathic doctor, I found that diet is a good start to achieve well-balanced thyroid. Also, it is essential that your condition needs to be healed at a deeper level. Today, we will have a look at the simple ingredients that can be found in every home and some simple tips which can help you achieve thyroid balance easily.
Helpful Tips & Ingredients To Treat Thyroid Naturally
Here are some natural ingredients and tips to treat your thyroid naturally.
You must consider food to be your thyroid healing resource and get rid of all processed foods, sugar, and gluten. Simply following some natural remedies can help you enhance your thyroid health. Here are a few natural ingredients which you can count on to beat thyroid imbalances and enjoy good health.
This dried herb root is a great source of magnesium, zinc, and potassium, which are quite crucial for the good health of thyroid.
Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb. Its action is to produce T4 hormone. T4 is needed to convert T3 for proper thyroid functioning and help you maintain good health.
This herb has tremendous health benefits. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it is beneficial for treating auto-immune diseases, such as Hashimoto’s disease.
Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient which is involved in immune system function, hormone balance, and brain health. It is the most important nutrient when it comes to autoimmunity.
5.Increase Your Fish Consumption
If you are into eating meat or non-vegetarian foods, prefer to eat fish. Fish comprises a good quality protein and often has high amounts of healthy omega 3 fats. Avoid eating a fish with high mercury. Red meat should be avoided completely.
Vitamin B12 can help minimize tiredness resulting due to thyroid disease. Thyroid disease also impacts your vitamin B12 levels. You can add more B vitamins to your diet naturally or by taking supplements.
The smooth functioning of thyroid depends on a sufficient supply of healthy gut bacteria. So, it’s best to supplement it with probiotics. Eat yogurt!
8. Avoid Soy And Coffee Before Medication
Soy and coffee lower your body’s ability to use hormone supplements. This doesn’t mean you have to completely avoid them, but you can avoid eating or drinking them close to the time of your medication.
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Here are some useful tips to ensure good thyroid health naturally:
Yoga asanas stimulate and support the entire endocrine system. Sarvangasana (i.e. shoulder stand) particularly helps in stimulating the thyroid gland.
2.Drop Your Cell Phone
We already know the dangerous connection between cell phones and brain tumor. But, when you hold your phone to your ear, it is also close to your thyroid. An alternative is to use a headset while speaking.
3. Use Thyroid Collar
The thyroid is very sensitive to the radiation, so ask your doctor for a Thyroid collar when you are getting an X-ray done.
Food and yoga will not replace your thyroid hormone treatments, but changing your diet and lifestyle and following a healthy diet and lifestyle habits may help improve your condition and well-being. So, eat healthy food and follow healthy lifestyle tips to ensure good thyroid health.
Written by Dr. Krutika, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah