Natural Remedies For Thyroid Malfunction

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The main role of the thyroid gland is to maintain and secrete thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones regulate heat production, metabolism and oxygen consumption.  It also controls the body’s energy.

What can cause the thyroid to malfunction?
{This would include both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism}.

  • Poor Nutrition
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Soy
  • Hormone Changes
  • Menopause

Symptoms of thyroid malfunction: 
{You do not have to have all these symptoms to have a thyroid problem.  There are different severities with any health problem}

  • Feeling sluggish or fatigued
  • Insomnia
  • Inability to lose weight
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Mood Changes
  • Body temperature changes
  • Rapid Heartbeat
  • Trembling

Home Remedy Suggestions:

*Since your current lifestyle has caused the malfunction, it’s necessary to change what you do now.  Eat healthier and exercise faithfully.  Avoid things that throw hormone balance off.

*Combine 3 parts mullein and 1 part lobelia.  {I buy most of my bulk herbs here} Make a fomentation and wrap the cloth around the neck.  Wrap plastic wrap over the cloth to keep things less messy.  Keep this on 24/7 and your thyroid problem should be corrected in a week.  Make a new fomentation every day.  This may seem impractical if you work or have to go somewhere, but when you consider the length of taking medicine with bad side effects, this is the most inexpensive, healthy remedy that works quickly.  You can wear a turtle neck or shirt with a scarf while doing this.  You can look stylish and heal your thyroid at the same time! :)

*Take supplements that will help balance the thyroid like: Thyroid Balancing Formula or Dr. Christopher Herbal Thyroid Formula. 

What Home Remedy suggestions do you have for thyroid troubles?

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