My doctor gave me the thumbs up to participate in Hot Yoga. I now go twice a week and love it. There are a number of poses that help the thyroid. Is it making a difference for me? Not sure. I feel better and have more energy. I will see what my lab results are when I go back to see her in May.
There is no such thing as failure: only early attempts at success!
so much for the link. We need all the help we can get.
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These may be helpful for some people, but it is important to keep in mind that the thyroid may not need stimulating but it may just need certain micronutrients, like selenium and iodine to do it's job properly. Also, if the cause of thyroid problems is allergens in the diet or leaky gut then these issues need to be addressed first. Birgit
While reading Mary Shomon's book, "Living Well with Hypothyroidism" she mentioned there are some yoga poses that stimulate the thyroid, so I did a search. Here's a few VERY simple yoga moves I plan to incorporate into my daily stretches...
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