Many people are not even aware that they suffer from problems related to the thyroid which has become more common in recent times. The thyroid gland provides us the hormones needed for the metabolism to work properly, which also give us the energy to get through the day. Heal your thyroid issues and other issues related to this gland by exercise, following a healthy diet, getting enough rest and reducing stress.
Discussing this problem with a holistic doctor could help you discover the cause of it as well as find a treatment. Here are some natural ways to heal your thyroid gland:
1.Try to get enough vitamin A, D and K2. The lack of these extremely important vitamins could lead to thyroid problems.
2.Consume seaweed and other sea vegetables such as algae, nori, kombu and wakame. They are rich in iodine and also very nutritious.
3.Use coconut oil for cooking as it does not interfere with the conversion of T4 to T3 unlike other oils. Consuming just one tablespoon of coconut oil a day will stimulate your weight loss, it will improve your metabolism and also your immune health.
4.Many people suffer from an autoimmune response from gluten and there are even cases when it leads to an autoimmune thyroid disease called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
5.Your thyroid health can be improved by drinking Bone Broth every day as it boosts the immune system and seals the intestinal mucosa. You can also add seaweed flakes and a pinch of sea salt in your cup of broth.
6.If your thyroid problems were caused by trauma, depression or stress, practicing relaxation techniques such as yoga or meditation can help you solve this issue.
You should also avoid eating peanut butter or peanuts because they contain goitrogens which disrupt the production of thyroid hormones by interfering with iodine uptake in the thyroid gland.