Nowadays, many people have thyroid health issues, and some of them are not even aware of it. Thyroid is a gland, located in the lower part of the neck, that helps regulate the heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and the rate at which food is converted into energy.
Thyroid can heal naturally with a correct diet, workout and reduced stress in everyday life. It is important to find out, what is the underlying problem, that provokes this health issue, and find a way how to solve it, that it is suitable for you.
Five natural ways to treat thyroid
- Use of coconut oil, minimum tablespoon a day – This oil is very healthy as it does not interfere with the conversion of T4 to T3, which is not the case with the other oils used for cooking. It enhances the metabolism by which you will lose the unwanted extra weight. Moreover, it supports the immune system, which is very crucial for the thyroid.
- Consuming Seaweed and other sea veggies – Sea vegetables, such as, kombu, wakame,nori, and algae should be eaten quite frequently. They are rich with iodine, and with various nutrients helpful for the thyroid.
- Preparation of Bone Broth – Consuming bone broth daily is amazing healing treatment, not only it enhances the immune system, but it also treats and seals the digestive tract mucosa. Only 1 cup of broth a day with included pinch of sea salt and seaweed flakes will help you with preserving thyroid health.
- Omission of Gluten – Gluten provokes an autoimmune action in many people, and as well as triggers Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (an autoimmune common thyroid disease). Avoid or even do not consume peanuts and peanut butter, since they are consisted of goitrogens.
- Vitamins A, D and K2 – are very crucial for the thyroid health. It was discovered that individuals who have thyroid issues do not have these vitamins in their bodies.
Note: Exercising is always important for your overall well-being. In the case of the thyroid best is to practice yoga, meditation, tai chi or any kind of relaxation therapy, especially if the disease appeared as a result of trauma, or major depression.