Essential thyroid nutrients
Have you experienced Thyroid complications? Before we look at herbal treatment of thyroid function, let’s consider the essential nutrients the thyroid requires to work normally.
According to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12 percent of the US population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. In order to properly regulate the thyroid, the body needs certain nutrients. These nutrients should be provided by the diet, but a healthy gut also plays a role in delivering nutrients for thyroid function.
1.) The body needs protein, magnesium, zinc, and B12 to produce TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone).
2.) Once TSH is produced, the brain sends a signal to your thyroid to make T4 , which is the Thyroxine made up of the amino acid Tyrosine plus four molecules of iodine attached to it. For this, it needs the help of Vitamin C, B2 and B3.
3.) T4 is the inactive form of thyroid hormone, and so the body needs to convert it to T3. To make this conversion, the body needs the help of the nutrients selenium and iron.
4.) T3 is the active form of the hormone, but to get it inside of the cells in the body to help regulate our metabolism, the body needs vitamins A and D and omega-3 fatty acids.
The absence of any of these nutrients can suppress thyroid function and disrupt thyroid pathways, causing the thyroid to not work efficiently. For our thyroid to work properly, our brain has to stimulate our pituitary gland to produce thyroid stimulating hormones. You can take these nutrient-supplements separately if you want, but I recommend the ABC Daily Powder as the preeminent formulation which is rich in nutrients that support the proper regulation of the brain and thyroid hormone secretion. It offers key nutrients and strong antioxidants that help protect the thyroid, as well as all the organs of the body. This power powder along with my remarkable (if not miraculous) herbal mixture for your need, that is ThyroidMore Tonic for a low thyroxine reading and ThyroidLess Tonic for a high thyroxine blood test result, as well and a clean up of your lifestyle and diet, will definitely set you on the road to normalising your thyroid function. This treatment can also help you to wean off any medication that you may be on. Find the ABC Powder and these specialist herbal tonics on my store.
Herbs and an over-active thyroid
When the thyroid becomes over-stimulated due to high level stress, thyroxine hormone is over-produced in the thyroid, causing the body’s functions to speed up. Women between 20-40 are particularly vulnerable to hyperthyroidism. A blood test is used for diagnosis.
Thank you for sending my last order so quickly. I ordered the small 120ml bottle last time just to try it and although I have only been taking it for 5 days I feel that my symptoms have already improved. I feel so much better! I am now ordering a larger bottle as I have been so impressed with the results. Thank you so much for your help, Janet.
Hyperthyroidism is an autoimmune disease whereby the thyroid responds to abnormal body signals causing it to manufacture a higher quantity of thyroxin hormone which is pumped into the blood stream. Thyroxin is a chemical messenger that tells other systems what to do. In this case it tells them to speed up as though in a crisis situation.
In Grave’s Disease the appetite is disturbed, and there is weight loss, no matter how much food is consumed, because the nutrients are poorly absorbed. Other symptoms include nervousness, irritability, insomnia, fatigue, and constant feeling of being hot, with increased sweating.
Grave’s disease increases the frequency of bowel moments, decreases menstrual flow, and causes hair loss. It also induces rapid heartbeat, separation of the nails from the nail bed, hand tremors, changes in the thickness of the skin, and sometimes, protruding eyeballs and disturbances of vision. The throid gland itself often swells to form an enlarged neck called a goiter.
Research shows there is a link with allergies, especially with cedar pollen. Grave’s also linked with a class of respiratory viruses known as spumaretroviruses and a virus known as HTLV-1.
There are other forms of hyperthyroidism: Plummer’s disease and a potentially dangerous form called thyroid storm, which appears suddenly and causes mood swings, fever, and extreme agitation, and weakness. Neither form is related to the immune system.
Treatment is very important as, if untreated, all forms of this disease can lead to bone and heart disorders. Conventional treatment is usually steroids and/or radiation therapy. Take vitamin E (400IU daily).
We recommend you eat plenty of broccoli, sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, mustard greens, peaches, pears, soy, spinach, turnips and turnip greens. And don’t forget fresh garden herbs like marjoram, oregano, thyme, mint, sage and rosemary, basil and parsley, etc.
Hi Alan – thank god i finally have calmed my thyroid with your amazing tonic – have never felt so ill in my life even with cancer! Now I need to work out the cause of the issue but a lot easier when the symptoms have calmed down! Thanks. Mrs S. England
The herbs used in this herbal tonic are primarily to help with the symptoms of Grave’s disease. There are herbs that are specific for persons with an overactive thyroid, those who suspect an overactive thyroid, including those who are taking drugs to counter the effect of thyroxin overactivity. These herbs can help the thyroid to normalise its function, calm the person down, improve heart regularity, improve sleep, and other symptoms of hyperthyroidism. The most important herb in this respect is Bugleweed (Lycopus virginicus). This herb and others for the symptoms mentioned in this article are included in my specific health tonic ThyroidLess Tonic – to reduce the over-active symptoms of hyperthyroidism. NB I do not recommend you stop any medication; contact me for more information.
Dear Mr Hopking,
My thyroxine levels have been normalized thanks to you!
I had palpitation, insomnia, was excessively hot, constant anxiety and always hungry without weight gain – all these symptoms have gone!
I was tested with high thyroxine in Nov 2011 and given carbonazole and I got a severe rash, then was given PTU and got the rash again. A further test after this still showed I had thyrotoxicosis and liver toxicity. They offered me their last option – radio-iodine.
I found you on google and took your medicine for two months and had another test because I know of the dangers of high thyroxine for the heart, etc. The results were normal!!
I told the endicrinologist about taking your herbal mixture and she was open to the trial with the herbal tonic.
So I’m over the moon!
Obviously I feel so much better without all those awful symptoms (including the painful rash when I took those drugs).
Thank you so much for all the time you gave me and for the wonderful herbs.
B. Kosak. England.
Dear Mr Hopking, I had hyperthyroidism for a long time before I came to see you. I couldn’t take drugs so I was getting acupuncture for it, and it was helped, but it was costing a lot. When I came to your clinic you gave me ThyroidLess Tonic and for over 8 months I haven’t needed to go to get acupuncture. I’ve also been back to the doctor and the blood test showed that my thyroxin levels had come down. He couldn’t understand it but accepted my explanation about your herbal medicine. Before this he had told me that there was no treatment for me but to have the thyroid cut out, something I did not want to happen and it was researching for an alternative that I found you. I manage on just one teaspoon a day on your tonic and the symptoms of heat, and poor sleep have disappeared.
Thank you so much for all your advice and for the wonderful tonic.
Clare New. Hampshire.
Dear Alan, this is my third order of your tonic and it’s all good news! Here’s a summary of my history: my thyroxin levels were very high. I had all the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. They wanted to remove my thyroid. The thought of surgery nausiated me. I opted for acupuncture. This helped. I also tried a herbal tablet called bugleweed. I then found your website and I found your clinic was down the road! You put me on ThyroidLess Tonic. It ticked all the boxes for me. I continued with drugs and acupuncture. I reduced the drugs and had less acupuncture and continued with your tonic. I then stopped the drugs and acupuncture and took a higher dose of the ThyroidLess Tonic. A blood test showed a significant reduction of thyroxin levels. I have continued and have been able to reduce the dose of the tonic. I know when the thyroxine level is increasing because those symptoms begin returning – trembling, irritability, poor memory, insomnia, etc. But with your tonic I am living a normal life (and saving money because acupuncture was expensive!). I am so grateful. Your tonic is absolutely perfect.
Best wishes for your work and health.
Josie M. New Milton, UK.