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Hypothyroidism Stack

General Health 497 SupplementDoctor
Get a handle on hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid. When the thyroid gland fails to function adequately the result is reduced hormone levels. It most commonly affects women especially those older than 60 years old. Symptoms of which may include fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, unexplained weight gain, puffy face, hoarseness, muscle weakness, depression, and among amny others. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.

23 Potential Effects from this Stack

Effect OnScaleContributors
Insulin Sensitivity2 Zinc, Bladderwrack
Skin dryness1 Vitamin A
Leptin1 Zinc
Skin pigmentation1 Vitamin A
Free Testosterone1 Zinc
IGF-1 (aka Insulin-like growth factor-1)1 Zinc
Cognition1 Zinc
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone1 Iodine
Blood PressureNeutral Zinc
PneumoniaNeutral Zinc
Wrinkles-1 Vitamin A
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In people with low zinc, supplementing with zinc may increased thyroid hormone levels.
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Vitamin B3 (niacin) supplementation may decrease thyroid hormone levels.
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People with hypothyroidism may have an impaired ability to convert beta-carotene to vitamin A. For this reason, some doctors suggest supplementing with vitamin A.
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Thyroid extract is used by some doctors as an alternative to synthetic thyroid hormones. One doctor reported that thyroid extract worked better than standard thyroid preparations for many of his patients with hypothyroidism.
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Selenium plays a role in thyroid hormone metabolism. People who are deficient in selenium may benefit from supplementation.
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Bladderwrack is a type of brown seaweed that contains iodine. Hypothyroidism due to insufficient iodine intake may improve with bladderwrack supplementation.
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Iodine deficiency and excessive iodine intake can both lead to hypothyroidism, so ask your doctor if supplementing with iodine is right for you.

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Supplementation with zinc, iron, or the combination has been found to improve vitamin A status among children at high risk for deficiency of the three nutrients. This interaction has only been shown in a developing country with higher incidence of multiple deficiencies.
  • Muñoz EC, Rosado JL, Lopez P, et al. Iron and zinc supplementation improves indicators of vitamin A status of Mexican preschoolers. Am J Clin Nutr 2000;71:789-94.

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