Hypothyroidism occurs when thyroid gland get underactive. This affects body’s metabolism rate, which is controlled by thyroid gland. Some of the symptoms associated with hypothyroidism are depression and brittle fingernails and hair, sudden weight gain, muscle cramping, hoarse voice, puffy face, dry skin, constipation, increased sensitivity to cold, fatigue.
Coconut Oil : Coconut oil carries medium fatty acids which helps to improve functioning of thyroid. It will stimulate boost energy and metabolism. Also, it helps to raise basal body temperature which is very important for those who deal with low function of thyroid.
Use coconut oil to cook food. Always use organic coconut cooking oil.
You can also add on 2 tablespoons of coconut oil into milk and drink this solution in the morning along your breakfast daily.
Kelp : Kelp is a seaweed rich in iodine. It is useful for those who suffer from hypothyroidism due to deficiency of iodine. This remedy is not for those who suffer from autoimmune thyroid problems.
So, consult your doctor before taking all these supplements to check whether they suitable for you or not.
Apple cider vinegar : Apple cider vinegar helps to deal with thyroid disorder. It is believed that Apple cider vinegar helps to aid in improving their energy metabolism, helps to regulate hormones, facilitates in weight loss, restores acid alkaline balance and detoxification.
Apple cider vinegar is beneficial for health problems like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, and others.
Add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to one glass of warm water.
Mix little honey.
Drink this solution on regular basis.
Fish oils : Fish oils carry increased amount of thyroid hormone uptake and help to maintain healthy thyroid function. Fish oil is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and helps to fight inflammation and increase immunity.
Vitamin D : Vitamin D deficiency is associated with number of autoimmune diseases, that include thyroid disease. Exposure to the early sunshine is v good way to generate the vitamin D as required by body. It is good to have a morning walk for 15 minutes daily. It will help to maintain calcium metabolism and healthy immune function.
Guggul : Guggul comes from gum resin of a tree called Commiphora Mukul. Research indicates that active compounds i.e guggulsterones help to treat hypothyroidism by stimulating function of thyroid. Also, it has cholesterol-lowering, anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory benefits.
You can have this herb as a supplement form after consulting doctor.