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Is Barley Good For Hypothyroid
Wont make a differen: the key to treating hypothyroidism is to take your thyroid hormone pills regularly without missing any doses. hypothyroidism means your body cant make enough hormone and you need to take thyroid hormone replacement. Missing thyroid pills often leads to under replacement. Bottom line is take your thyroid pills regularly and you should be ok. ...Read more
Why?: Hypothyroidism is always treatable. I happen to be so. It is a problem that 8percent of the population deals with. Oncedxed, non-problem. While i respect food choices, a vegetarian lifestyle is one i cannot endorse. It is a social & psychological decision. Humans have never been vegetarians! ...Read more
Is a cup of plain yogurt everyday good for you? I heard plain yogurt is rich in iodine which is good to treat hypothyroidism naturally.
Yes, ideally organic: Yogurt is one of the best dietary sources of iodine- see http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=69. Plain yogurt is a good choice as sweetened yogurt tends to be high in sugar (though you can add fruit). I advise choosing organic yogurt if possible. Iodine is not only essential for thyroid function but has other important health benefits- see http://www.mbschachter.com/Iodine.htm ...Read more
Diet not important: The only effective therapy is to take thyroid replacement med to normalize your thyroid function. ...Read more
No: Ice creams and chocolates are good for eating and are not substitutes for thyroid replacement if you are hypothyroid. See your doctor for a proper prescription. ...Read more
Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?
No problem: I am not aware of any food restrictions for people with hypothyroidism under treatment. People with untreated autoimmune thyroid disease should avoid excess iodine in their diet. Once you are on thyroid hormone replacement, you just want to make sure you take the medication on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid support ...: .. A good multi in general is Pure Encapsulation's O.N.E. as a base... then add Pure Encapsulation's Thyroid Support for about 2 months. That should optimize both adrenal and thyroid function. Read the book pictured it will shed a lot of light. Also www.GetMyThyroidFixed.com is another helpful web site. Consider NDT vs T4-only (Synthroid) JP ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other source for Sx: If thyroid function tests are normal, the symptoms your son is experiencing must arise from another process. A review of the history, exam and any testing with your physician should point you to the next area to explore for an answer. ...Read more
Read online,some say milk is good for hypothyroidism, some say not,am confused ,which one is true?
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