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Treatment / July 28, 2017

Here are the very best home remedies for hypothyroidism (including correct iodine supplementation) that are guaranteed to finally stop and reverse weight gain and energize you like a teenager again!

Hypothyroidism is very easy to cure using home remedies and natural treatments. But you have to be willing to put in the effort (and as you will see, it’s really not that hard). There is no single cure for hypothyroidism. It’s a combination of supplementation and lifestyle changes that will actually give you the permanent cure you’re looking for.

The medical treatment for hypothyroidism is hormone therapy and harmful pharmaceutical drugs. If you like the idea of ending up with cancer or a dead liver, then by all means, go ahead with the drug or hormone therapy. If on the other hand, you want to enjoy living a long and healthy life, then read on for some of the most potent and proven home remedies for hypothyroidism you’ll ever find!

Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism. What's the Difference?

Hypothyroidism is very often confused with hyperthyroidism.

Hyperthyroidism is an over active thyroid gland. This condition results in a fast metabolism and lean body mass. These people can basically eat whatever they like and not gain weight (I know some people, including myself, would love to have that problem!)

On a serious note though, suffering from hyperthyroidism means your body has trouble metabolising food, including the vital nutrients you need. This is a severe problem. Without nutrients you leave yourself at the mercy of life’s horrible degenerative diseases.

Hypothyroidism is the more common affliction and the exact opposite of hyperthyroidism. It results in an underactive thyroid gland that causes problems such as bloating and weight gain, dry skin, brittle nails, hair loss, constipation, cold intolerance and painfully low energy levels. It can be a living nightmare for most suffers and although drugs and hormones can improve the symptoms, many report that the side effects are often just as bad as the condition itself!

Thankfully, there is a better and safer alternative.

If you’ve tried any home remedies for hypothyroidism before and found they didn’t work, then you probably made one or more of the most common mistakes.

So here is a list of the best natural remedies for hypothyroidism, along with special tips on how you can get the most out of these home remedies so they actually work. These remedies are also safe to use if you're pregnant and suffering from hypothyroidism as well.

Potent Home Remedies for Hypothyroidism...

The Japanese consume a diet rich in iodine (primarily from sushi {seaweed}) and they rarely suffer from hypothyroidism.

You’ve probably already read about this natural remedy for hypothyroidism before, or may have even tried it yourself. If it didn’t work then there are two basic reasons, which are also the two biggest mistakes people make when using any home remedy or natural treatment…

Number 1: You tried to get it solely from your diet.

This is common blunder number one! If you don’t remember anything else from this article, remember this… there are no longer enough nutrients left in our food supply today. Radical farming methods such as the use of commercial fertilizers and pesticides have now stripped our food crops of virtually all life-giving nutrients. Today we are eating nothing but nutrient dead foods!

So the message here is that you must supplement with iodine and the other nutrients we are about to discuss if you really want to . Unfortunately, if you don’t, you will just be wasting a whole lot of time.

Number 2: You didn’t take enough for long enough.

This is common blunder number two. The medical profession has worked very hard over the years to scare people into believing that they can harm themselves if they take too much of a particular nutrient or supplement. It’s purely lies and propaganda designed to keep you reliant on highly profitable pharmaceutical drugs.

Do not buy into it!

If your doctor tries to warn you against taking nutritional supplements then challenge him to show you just one autopsy result that says… “cause of death, vitamin C overdose” or “calcium overdose” or “iodine overdose”. He will never be able to show a single one!

So forget about following the recommended daily allowances (RDA) for iodine. It’s so low that you won’t gain enough benefit from it. Iodine researcher, Dr. David Brownstein says up to 300 mg's a day is actually very safe. But the average person with hypothyroidism will only need to take between 25 - 50mg a day, depending on your weight (if you’re overweight then you may require up to 100mg a day).

You can get the iodine you need from a combination of elemental iodine and (kelp also contains thyroxine, which helps to restore your thyroid hormones back to normal). With the elemental iodine, it must contain selenium for maximum absorption. Expect to consume these supplements for at least 3 months before seeing any measurable benefits.

Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is an incredibly powerful home remedy for hypothyroidism. Scientists are just now starting to realize that hypothyroidism is actually an inflammation and auto-immune problem. The beauty of coconut oil is it regulates the immune system and decreases inflammation in the body. This has a profoundly positive effect on the thyroid gland, and in turn, reduces the symptoms of hypothyroidism quite significantly. The "healthy" fats in coconut oil stimulate the body's metabolism and boost energy, which is why many hypothyroidism sufferers also find themselves easily losing weight whilst taking coconut oil.

The only oil you should ever have is the (organic). Take 3 tablespoons daily mixed in smoothies, teas, food, etc, (or eat straight off the spoon!) and use it in your cooking as much as possible.

You can read more about the incredible benefits of coconut oil for hypothyroidism here... .

: Most people diagnosed with hypothyroidism are chronically deficient in selenium. This trace mineral is needed to convert the thyroxine hormone T4 into triiodothyronine (T3). T3 speeds up the body’s metabolism, which then stops and reverses weight gain and prevents bloating. Many hypothyroidism sufferers also report a substantial increase in energy when selenium is introduced into their diets.

Selenium has now been completely wiped from our soils so supplementation is absolutely crucial. You need at least 200 micrograms daily for it to be an effective natural remedy for hypothyroidism. You can get this from and a good liquid or selenium supplements (see our “natural cancer cures” section for more information).

Tyrosine: As far as home remedies for hypothyroidism go, tyrosine is right up there with iodine. The reason is simple... your body needs this amino acid to be able to manufacture thyroid hormones from iodine, so it's crucial that this nutrient be in any iodine supplements you buy.

Vitamin D: Vitamin D is one of nature’s amazing “cure all” treatments, and hypothyroidism is definitely on its list. You get it free from the sun so there’s no excuse for this one.

Forget everything you’ve been told about how the sun is bad for you, it’s not! Natural sunlight, especially through the eyes, stimulates the body’s glands including the pineal and pituitary glands, which are essential for the release of T3 and T4 hormones.

Source: www.life-saving-naturalcures-and-naturalremedies.com