Alternative Treatment for Hypothyroidism

The staff of the Medical Center in Baltimore University USA review evaluation conducted research the effectiveness of treatment for hypothyroidism. The results of this work led to the following conclusions and recommendations.

Nutrition

Avoid foods that suppress thyroid function. These products include: cabbage "broccoli", Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, spinach, turnips, soybeans, peanuts, flax seed, pine nuts, millet, cassava, mustard, onions.
Reduce the use of purified, refined foods, dairy products, wheat, caffeine, and alcohol.


Are essential fatty acids (1,000 to 1,500 mg three times a day) is needed for the production of the hormone.
Vitamin C (1,000 mg three to four times a day), vitamin A (from 10,000 to 25,000 IU per day), B complex [(50 to 100 mg / day), increased with vitamin B2 (riboflavin, 15 mg), B3 (niacin, 25 to 50 mg), and B6 (pyridoxine, from 25 to 50 mg)], selenium (200 mcg per day), iodine (300 mcg per day), vitamin E (400 IU per day), and zinc (30 mg daily) are needed for the production of thyroid hormones.Hypothyroidism Revolution
L-tyrosine (500 mg two or three times a day) also supports normal thyroid function. Able to reduce high blood pressure.
Calcium (1,000 mg daily) and magnesium (200 to 600 mg per day) promote metabolism.
Phototherapy (herbal therapy)

Herbs can be used of prefabricated (dried) form. These capsules, powders, infusions, tinctures (water) and tinctures (by alcohol). But usually used infusions. As a general rule, apply the dosage: 1 tablespoon powdered herb per cup of boiling water, with a delay of 10-20 minutes. Use 1 / 4-1 / 2 cup 3-4 times a day.
To maintain the function of the thyroid gland recommend herbal: equal parts of the following herbs - Equisetum ravens, Avenal sativa, Medic ago sativa, and CanellaAsiatic. Used in the form of tea or 1/3 cup 4 times a day.
Kelp (Luminairehyperborean) and carrageenan (Choruscrisps) may be used to saturate the iodine (as foods or in the form of capsules).
Coleus (1 to 2 ml three times a day) stimulates the thyroid to increase thyroid hormone production. Grass maul (25 mg, three times a day) and Cartagesmonogyny (500 mg twice a day) are used to counteract high cholesterol (hypothyroidism).
Homeopathy

Research evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy in diseases of the thyroid gland (hypothyroidism, hypothyroidism ...). In Russia ready to use homeopathic medicines (mostly) and personal use (rarely).

Physiotherapy

Contrast hydrotherapy (hot and cold perfusion) neck and throat may stimulate thyroid function. Alternate three minutes hot pouring and pouring cold one minute. Alternate thrice applied 2-3 times per day.

Reflexology (, acupuncture)

Reflexology can adjust the hormonal metabolism of the thyroid gland, when it is violated. Carried out by specialists in reflexology (doctors).

Massage

Therapeutic massage can reduce stress and improve blood circulation in the neck. This partly improves, especially in the neck discomfort.

Dynamics of Recovery

Once you start treatment, will be required periodic studies of the functional state of the thyroid gland. This allows you to control the treatment process.