Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment for Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland that sits in the front of the neck. It is responsible for energy, metabolism, hormone regulation, body weight and blood calcium levels. Thyroid disorders stem from either an overproduction (hyperthyroidism) or underproduction (hypothyroidism) of thyroid hormones.

From the perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine, both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are considered as imbalances of the Yin and Yang energy of the body. In Chinese medicine, Yin and Yang are considered the essential components of the material universe. Everything that exists has both Yin and Yang aspects. We are healthy and able to ward off disease when Yin and Yang are in balance. Illness develops when Yin and Yang become imbalanced.

1) In treating hyperthyroidism, Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan can be used. It is a famous herbal formula in Traditional Chinese Medicine used to replenish the blood and yin, and strengthen heart functions.

Where to buy: Tian Wang Bu Xin Wan

How to use: Tian Wang Bu Xin Wan is available in the form of capsules.

2) In treating hypothyroidism, Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan can be used. It is also known as Golden Book Teapills. Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan is among the most regarded ancient Chinese herbal formula.

Where to buy: Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan

How to use: Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan is available in the form of capsules.

Acupuncture Treatment for Thyroid Disorders

In the treatment to thyroid disorders, acupuncture can be used to restore hormonal balance, regulate energy levels, smooth emotions and help manage sleep, emotions and menstrual problems. There are several powerful acupuncture points on the ear and the body that can be used to regulate the production of thyroid hormones. Treatments take all of your symptoms into account and are aimed at balancing the energy within the body to optimize health.

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