Why are Natural Thyroid Medications Better

Why are Natural Thyroid Medications Better

January 21, 2014 0

Why are Natural Thyroid Medications Better

Patients who don’t have a family history of thyroid disease or an obvious cause for a thyroid problem, like cancer, often want to know where and how this glandular problem started.    137952106_sm

While the exact cause may remain a mystery, medical science has narrowed it down to three usual suspects:

1. Iodine deficiency

2. Body toxicity

3. Autoimmune disorder like Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease

Synthetic medications simply mask the symptoms of these imbalances; they don’t address the resulting inflammation or fix the other underlying problems.

With an approach like that, is it any wonder that people are looking for natural thyroid medications to do what synthetics can’t? Actually fix the damage that has been done.

Alternative Treatments: What you need to Know

The first thing to realize is that natural thyroid medications aren’t an excuse to treat your condition independently. These regiments still need to be given and monitored under professional supervision. Too much of your healthy function is dependent on a properly managed thyroid to leave the outcome to chance.

So why do patients seek out natural thyroid medications to begin with? Generally, they cite one of two motivations:

1. They aren’t responding well to synthetic drug therapies.

2. They don’t like the side effects of hormone replacement or suppression.

By the time a thyroid condition is successfully diagnosed, patients haven’t been feeling like themselves for some time. They primarily just want to feel healthy and normal again. When synthetics fail to bring the desired result, patients strive to find it in other places.

What do Alternative Treatments have to Offer?

Essentially, you are looking for 4 building blocks that support healthy thyroid function:

1. Amino acids

2. Iodine

3. Vitamins and minerals

4. Immune responsiveness

Depletions and decreases in gland functionality are believed to begin in an imbalance of one or more of these building blocks, which sets off an inflammatory, toxic, or diseased response in your immune system.

The first step to addressing the issue naturally is to detoxify your body. Getting rid of free radicals and pollutants can help the hormone receptors function better. You will need to minimize toxins going forward, but that should be coupled with natural thyroid medications like:

  • Spirulina
  •   Vitamin B complex
  • Bladderwrack
  • Irish moss
  • L-Tyrosine
  • Selenium
  • Aswagandha

All of these medicinal options need to be reviewed and selected by a specialist.

Your thyroid has to stay in balance no matter what approach you choose. A thyroid specialist can make sure that happens by customizing your treatment all the way from detox to your daily regiment. This too, can be adjusted.

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