The Thyroid is one of the primary endocrine organ which regulates body temperature, energy consumption, hair health and is involved in stress and sex hormones balance, skin issues and mental conditions.
If you experience any of these symptoms you may want to check your thyroid
Tiredness unexplained weight gain slow movement muscle cramps slow heart rate sensitivities to cold temperatures constipation depressed mood memory problems difficulty sleeping Unexplained weight loss tremors fast heart rate anxiety irritability
Thyroid issues involve structural problems of the thyroid gland or inefficient metabolic management
TSH is a stimulating hormone produced by the pituitary gland that generates thyroid hormones in response to low circulating levels or as a result of an external need.
T4 is formed in the thyroid from the amino acid tyrosine and 4 iodine molecules.
T3 free or bound is the most active thyroid hormone and is produced in the liver via the TPO enzymes which is dependent on certain nutrients [copper, zinc, magnesium, selenium for example].
Cortisol and stress inhibit or slow this conversion
TG are globulins that transport thyroid hormones
rT3 or Reverse T3 is the inactive form of T3 that is made under stress
Iodine, tyrosine, selenium, manganese, zinc, copper and other nutrients are essential for thyroid health and function.
Thyroid balance is complex and many imbalances can occur.
Nutritional therapy will help you addressing those imbalances and to understand how the thyroid is sensitive to certain food amongst all gluten, soy and dairy.
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