I’m always amazed at how many people contact me asking for the ONE thing that they can do to heal their thyroid condition.
It doesn’t matter if they have hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, Graves, or Hashimoto’s, many of them ask the same question.
But, it’s not only the people that are sick with thyroid disease that are actively seeking the “ONE thing,” it’s also folks in the mainstream media. On two separate interviews the hosts’ asked, “If you can you give our listeners ONE thing that could heal their thyroid condition, what would it be?”
Newsflash! There is NEVER just ONE thing to heal your thyroid disease, or any other disease you may be suffering with.
Healing the body takes a series of consistent steps to ensure your whole bodily system is functioning well.
We have been brainwashed to believe that there is ONE magic pill that we can take to cure our ailments – but that couldn’t be further from the truth. And, if we continue thinking that way, there will be a long road of disappointments and failures that will leave us feeling defeated.
On the other hand, by taking the appropriate steps to heal your body, you can meet with insight, clarity and success.
Here are just a few steps to consider as you take on the task of healing your thyroid condition.
Change the quality of your food: This is the first step in any healing protocol. Get off the crap and start eating real food! Beyond that, there are many dietary tweaks you can make to ensure good health.
Heal your digestive system: If you live in the world today, at some point in your life your digestive system has been compromised. Either at birth if you weren’t breast fed, or through a steady stream of antibiotics as you were growing up, or from eating a highly refined diet lacking in beneficial probiotics and pre-biotics. Without good digestion, you cannot absorb properly and won’t heal anything.
Reduce stress: High stress (both physical and emotional) disrupts functioning of the digestive system, upsets blood sugar levels, and depletes adrenal energy. All of these compromise the health of the thyroid. Besides that, stress is a killer! It’s time to learn how to relax.
Improve your lifestyle: If you are staying up late at night, not getting adequate rest, and disrupting your body’s natural circadian rhythms, your thyroid and entire endocrine system will be out of balance.
Set strong boundaries: The thyroid is your emotional body’s master communicator. When you learn how to speak your truth with grace and ease, you can begin living in the world, and with the people around you, in a much healthier way.
If you are still looking for the ONE thing to heal your thyroid condition, get ready cuz here it is…
Self-care: All of the various things you can do to heal your thyroid require your conscious intention to care for yourself and your body in a more profound and deeply impactful way. If you’re ready to put your own self-care at the forefront of your healing process, the rest is cake!
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Andrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker and Herbalist. 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.