Low Thyroid & Weight Gain
Commonly observed symptoms of Hypothyroidism include:
Unopposed estrogen (estrogen dominance) can interfere with thyroid hormone activity and is often a primary underlying cause of thyroid dysfunction.
Because estrogen and thyroid hormone have opposing actions (probably at the thyroid hormone receptor level) unopposed Estrogen will prevent the thyroid hormone from “completing its mission,” resulting in “hypothyroid symptoms.”
This excess estrogen is often responsible for the symptoms of hypothyroidism, despite normal serum levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH).
Biologically identical Progesterone, however, re-directs the activity of estrogen by increasing the sensitivity of estrogen receptors and, most importantly, inhibits many of unopposed estrogen’s undesirable side-effects, which includes interference with thyroid hormone activity.
Most women who are plagued by the symptoms of hypothyroidism have found that thyroid function has been normalized within a few weeks of using a naturally formulated bio-identical progesterone cream, in conjunction with proven dietary-lifestyle modifications.
Because bio-identical progesterone most often has a normalizing effect on a sluggish thyroid, the use of thyroid medication may over-stimulate the thyroid gland. Consult your health care professional if you are taking prescription thyroid medication.
In addition to a naturally formulated Bio-identical Progesterone Cream, many informed women have found that supplementing with ten organic kelp tablets per day has a nourishing & normalizing effect on thyroid function.