Insufficient hormonal secretion by the thyroid gland, which slows down the body's entire metabolism.
Hypothyroidism can have several causes, but the predominant one appears to be the cumulative effect of stress on the body. One researcher even suggests that this condition be treated by helping the stress glands rather than through hormone replacement therapy.
Avoid soy and all its by-products.
Avoid stimulants, such as coffee, energy drinks and black tea. Avoid simple sugars, such as white and brown sugar, honey and maple syrup. Avoid soft drinks.
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- Individuals taking hormone replacement drugs for the thyroid should not stop taking them unless they have been taking them for less than 5 years, and should only do so under the supervision of a health care professional.