What are the symptoms of an Underactive
Some of us have trouble making it through the
day with our busy schedules. This could be a sign of an underactive thyroid.
Some other symptoms in adults which may indicate an underactive thyroid may
Fatigue or weakness
Memory loss and poor concentration
Loss of sex drive
Feeling cold when others don’t
Thinning hair of hair loss
Severe menopause or PMS symptoms
These symptoms could be an indication of other
unresolved health conditions. To determine if in fact you are suffering from
sub-clinical hypothyroidism (may not present on lab tests), talk to your doctor
about these and other symptoms that may be nutritionally related,
For healthy optimal thyroid function several
minerals are needed daily.
Iodine, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Selenium
For the thyroid to function, these essential
trace minerals need to be supplied on a daily basis. Numerous studies have
shown that deficiencies in iodine, zinc, iron, copper and selenium can impair
Let’s face it our busy schedules and not taking
the time to eat the right foods contribute to non-optimal thyroid function.
Even eating a balanced diet may not be enough to improve thyroid function.
Taking a whole food supplement supplies you with all the essential daily
nutrients. Some of us may even need a more advanced type of support if long
term deficiencies are present. It’s best to get your thyroid evaluated via lab and
nutritional assessment testing. Contact the office for more details.