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Hyperthyroidism: Top Natural Supplements for Treatment

Friday, 04 Mar 2011 03:57 PM

Hyperthyroidism, the overactive functioning of the thyroid gland, results in the overproduction of the thyroid hormones (thyroxine or triiodothyronine) and causes thyrotoxicosis, a clinical disease of increased thyroid hormone presence in the blood.

Symptoms include anxiety, intolerance to heat, muscle cramps, aches, fatigue, heart palpitations, and arrhythmia.

A natural treatment for hyperthyroidism may include a number of herbs and traditional therapies, some of which are mentioned below:
  1. Ginseng is one of the best treatments for hyperthyroidism. Siberian ginseng or Eleuthero is a natural supplement that helps maintain good health. It is beneficial for balancing adrenal problems as well as chronic stress.
  2. Bugleweed is another good natural treatment; it helps deal with heart palpitations and anxiety.
  3. Iodine is a highly essential nutrient in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. Daily dosage of vitamin D may also help promote the immune system and provide relief from a number of immune system related symptoms.
  4. A selenium deficiency may lead to hyperthyroidism. The main source of this essential element is Brazil nuts, which can help boost the body’s immunity.
  5. A number of deficiencies caused by hyperthyroidism may be naturally treated with magnesium in small doses, either in the form of pills or in foods such as raw seeds.
  6. A good quantity of omega-3 fatty acids may balance the endocrine system and the thyroid hormone level in the blood, leading to a reduction in thyrotoxicosis and related conditions.

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