By now, it’s common knowledge that the vast majority of heart disease is preventable through diet and lifestyle improvements.
The heart is a muscle that is nourished by food and movement. This fact is not debatable anymore.
According to the National Institute for Health, we also know that prevention and reversal of Type II Diabetes is proven, possible and powerful, through diet and lifestyle adjustments.
So, why wouldn’t those same diet and lifestyle principles apply to the thyroid gland?
The truth is, thyroid disease is preventable and reversible, but most people have not been informed.
Many people believe that if the thyroid is out of balance the only way to get back into balance is by taking prescription medication for hypothyroid and hashimotos, or even worse, using radioactive iodine to destroy the gland in the case of hyperthyroid and graves.
The options above will never heal a thyroid condition or get to the root cause of why the gland is not functioning well.
Similar to heart disease and type II diabetes, it’s a wise choice to look into diet and lifestyle improvements to get to the root cause of the condition and heal the imbalance.
If you are suffering with some form of thyroid disease, it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty and figure out why your gland is malfunctioning in the first place.
Here are some questions to ask yourself:
- Why is my thyroid gland not producing the hormones to support my needs?
- Am I NOT getting the vital nutrients for thyroid hormone production?
- If I am getting the nutrients, am I not absorbing them?
- Am I exhausting my bodily reserves until I’m adrenally fatigued?
- Are my stress high levels negatively impacting my thyroid?
- Am I getting adequate sleep to rejuvenate my body?
Finding the answers to these questions can get you moving in the right direction.
So, start asking.
Don’t blindly take a medication because it’s the only option offered to you at the doctor’s office. It may not serve you and it may keep you stuck without proper support for decades.
And, remember… just as the majority of heart disease is preventable, and type II diabetes is reversible, so it is with thyroid disease: preventable and reversible.
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Let the healing begin.
Andrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker, Herbalist and best-selling author. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since 1999, Andrea has been teaching people how to harness the body’s own preventative and healing powers using food, herbal remedies and alternative medicine.
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