Hair Loss Help
Besides eating iodine-rich foods, it is important to reduce your
intake of goitrogens (iodine blockers)
like peanuts and soy. All raw cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage,
turnips, kale, and cauliflower are also goitrogens. Make sure and cook them
before eating them in significant amounts.
If you are going to add an iodine supplement
to your diet, be aware that an overdose of iodine can cause
excessive thyroid function, which is just as harmful to the body as
You should seek to maintain moderate, normal amounts of iodine in your body. Many of the table salts and
fertilizers that we unknowingly consume already contain large quantities of
iodine, so monitoring your iodine levels closely can be quite important.
Since iodine plays a role in producing energy, the most
notable symptoms of a deficiency include lethargy, slowed reflexes and a slowed
metabolic rate. Skin can become dry and hoarseness can develop in the throat.
The amount of fat in the blood supply can increase which is why obesity is one
of the symptoms of an iodine
deficiency. If the deficiency continues for a long time, the thyroid gland can
(Iodine deficiency and tinnitus are related http://tinnitusbehandlung.info/jod/ )
An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. A goiter develops
when the thyroid gland is forced to work extra hard to produce adequate levels
of thyroxine. Goiters usually protrude from the side of the neck.
In children, a
deficiency of iodine may cause mental retardation. Fortunately,
this type of deficiency is rare in developed countries.
Understanding what causes thinning is a first step towards natural hair growth and slowing or stopping loss. Hair loss products, in general, target improved
nutrition delivery with vitamins, increase strength of the follicle shaft and
cortex with regular use of vitamin shampoo, and address the fundamental causes
of "diffuse" hair loss with topical DHT blockers that inhibit
the conversion of enzymes to DHT.
If you have truly changed your diet, exercise regularly, and suspect that you
have hypothyroidism, immediately go see your doctor. However, if you are not
following a healthy diet and have not been exercising regularly, do not believe
that iodine supplementation is the total answer to your hair loss problem.
Did you know that iodine helps in the formation of bones and teeth and resists tooth decay?Some natural sources of iodine that seem
to be well used by the body include unrefined sea salts, kelp, bladderwrack and
other seaweeds, eggs, butter, and most sea-foods, especially cold-water deep-sea
Fish sauce is also a rich source of iodine if
properly prepared, and is often used in Thai cuisine.
It may also be useful to
supply extra iodine in your diet by taking kelp or bladderwrack
extracts or another herbal formula that contains seaweeds as well as other herbs
that can be helpful for nourishing the thyroid gland.
There are so many things you can do to regrow your hair. Your body is actually trying to grow your hair. When your thyroid has enough iodine to power it...LOOK OUT! :-)
And Let's Not Forget Gluten's Ability To Mess With The Thyroid!
Unknown to most people is the seriousness of consuming gluten if you have
gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Celiac is an autoimmune disorder that is
hereditary, and gluten intolerance develops during a lifetime; both can affect
virtually any part of the body.
Here are just some of the disorders linked to
gluten sensitivity and celiac disease: alopecia areata - hair loss; narcolepsy;
ADHD; Autism; headaches - especially migraines; sinus issues; dry eyes;
halitosis; inflammation anywhere in the body; intestinal disturbances - gas,
bloating, cramping, diarrhea, IBS, ovarian pain; adrenal fatigue; obesity;
diabetes; rheumatoid arthritis; dermatitis.
If left untreated, it can contribute
to cancer and cardiovascular disease, both of which are leading causes of death
The list for the most common symptoms of celiac disease would
include the following: diarrhea, weight loss, steatorrhea, anemia and weakening
of the bones. Other symptoms of gluten-intolerance would be anemia, hair loss,
amenorrhea or missed periods for women, fatigue, mouth sores, teeth problems and