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HIGHER ENERGY SYSTEMS

HYPOTHYROIDISM

Last update: 12/16/2000

SYMPTOMS INCLUDE:

fatigue

loss of appetite

intolerance to cold

slow heart rate

weight gain

painful PMS

milky breast discharge

fertility problems

muscle weakness

muscle cramps

dry, scaly skin

yellow-orange skin color

yellow bumps on eyelids

hair loss

recurrent infections

constipation

depression

difficulty concentrating

goiter

drooping, swollen eyes

SELF TEST

To test for underactive thyroid, keep a thermometer by your bed at night. Upon awakening in the morning, place the thermometer under your arm and hold it there for fifteen minutes. Keep still and quiet, as any motion can upset your temperature reading. A temperature of 97.6oF consistently over a five day period may indicate hypothyroidism.


SUPPLEMENTS

Flaxseed oil

3 Tablespoons/day

necessary for proper thyroid function.
Fatty Acid deficiency causes low thyroid function.

Kelp

2,000-3,000 mg/day

contains iodine

L-Tyrosine

500 mg 2X/day
on empty stomach
Take with juice or water

Take with 50mg Vitamin B6 and 100mg Vitamin C for better absorption.

Low plasma levels are associated with hypothyroidism

Vitamin .B Complex        plus extra riboflavin (B2)

100 mg 3X/day with meals

improve cellular oxygenation and energy.

Vitamin B12

15 mg 3X/day on empty stomach

 

 

INCLUDE IN DIET:

MOLASSES

EGG YOLKS

PARSLEY

APRICOTS

DATES

PRUNES

FISH

CHICKEN


FOODS TO AVOID

PEARS

PEACHES

BRUSSELS SPROUTS

SPINACH

TURNIPS

MUSTARD GREENS

BROCCOLI

KALE

WHITE FLOUR

SUGAR

CABBAGE

ALL PROCESSED FOODS

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