Thyroid Problems (cont.)
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Supplements and Remedies for Thyroid Disease
It can be very dangerous to take supplements for your thyroid condition without consulting a doctor. Supplements that contain large amounts of iodine such as seaweed can make thyroid hormone levels go very high if you have nodular goiter, or very low if you have a history of an autoimmune thyroid condition such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis or Graves' disease. There is no scientific evidence that herbal supplements, yoga poses, natural thyroid treatments, or natural thyroid remedies improve thyroid health and function. Dietary supplements are not regulated by any agency and therefore there is no quality control of these supplements. It is not recommended that any supplement be taken for thyroid health.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
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