Over 20 million people in the United States have some form of a thyroid condition, with women being more likely to develop a condition than men. In fact, many people are not even aware they have a thyroid condition until it becomes dire. Many people ask me how to naturally improve thyroid health, but the thyroid is not always that straightforward. Patients can vary between an underactive to an overactive thyroid condition and often, medication is needed to feel their best.
I always encourage patients to find an integrative and functional medicine practitioner to get the right kind of help and perspective for a thyroid condition. Here are a few tips on what to avoid if you're looking to improve your thyroid health: