What is the Thyroid?
Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can be diagnosed by testing the levels of thyroid hormones in your blood. Hormones secreted by the thyroid are measured, as well as thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), a chemical released by the pituitary gland that triggers hormone production in the thyroid. Some milder forms of hypothyroidism can also be detected by a consistently low basal body temperature. Also, an experienced Energy Medicine Practitioner can use energy testing to get information about your body’s hormonal imbalances and then using a variety of energy techniques to restore your body to a place of health and wellness. Try using this quick tip below to help with balancing your Thyroid.
Quick Energy Medicine Tip for Balancing the Thyroid
You may also want to try Dr. Melanie’s Harmonize the Fire protocol known for it’s effectiveness with calming the nervous system, balancing the thyroid and all hormones.
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How can acupuncture help?
In the treatment to thyroid problems, acupuncture can be used to restore hormonal balance, regulate energy levels, smooth emotions and help manage sleep and menstrual problems. There are several powerful acupuncture points on the ear and the body that can be used to regulate the production of thyroid hormones. Treatments take all of your symptoms into account and are aimed at balancing the energy within the body to optimize health. Call today to find out more about how acupuncture and energy medicine can help you.
Three Foods to Support Thyroid Function
2. Coconut Oil – Virgin coconut oil is praised by health experts for its ability to lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar. It is made up largely of medium chain fatty acids, or triglycerides (MCTs). MCTs are known to speed metabolism, promote weight loss, and raise basal body temperatures.
3. Brazil nuts and Walnuts – These nuts contain high amounts of selenium. Many hypothyroid patients have been found to have deficiencies in this trace mineral.
How to Monitor Your Basal Temperature
Blood tests may not be sensitive enough to detect milder forms of hypothyroidism. Monitoring your body’s basal (resting) temperature is often used to identify a thyroid hormone deficiency. To track your basal temperature accurately, follow these guidelines: