Most people do not link fatigue, thinning hair, brain fog, irritability, and hormonal imbalances to their thyroid, but these are all very common symptoms of thyroid-related problems, such as Hashimoto’s disease, Graves’s disease, and hypothyroidism. Eating a diet high in anti-inflammatory foods and eliminating processed sugars and carbohydrates has the potential to provide tremendous support for thyroid-related disorders. Some people even find that they can reduce their thyroid medications on an anti-inflammatory diet. Here are eight superfoods to concentrate on.
Turmeric is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory spices known to man. Because inflammation causes most thyroid-related problems, turmeric can be used as a safe and effective way to reduce inflammation, restore proper hormonal balance, and get rid of brain fog. Research shows it is even just as good as Prozac at treating depression, which is a common side effect of hypothyroidism. Be sure to look for a supplement that contains ninety-five percent curcuminoids and black pepper for absorption.
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