I am on my 3rd day of natural thyroid pills, and it's made a clear positive difference from the first day.
I tried natural thyroid once before, but I was a lot less clear about the results because I was trying many other supplements in that month.
I recently read that you need to raise your dose multiple times until you reach a certain level. When I previously tried thyroid, this is clearly what happened to me. It was working, but I didn't raise the dose and my symptoms reappeared. (How did I not know this! I probably knew and forgot!)
I can't wait to be on a higher dose, as I think it will reduce the symptoms more. I'll try and wait 2 weeks before I raise. I'm afraid of having too many side effects if I go faster.
I am using thyroid-s brand. I am splitting my dose into two and when I increase enough, I may split into 3. I am not going to space them evenly through the day, however. That is harder for me to keep up with. I am splitting and spreading them out to avoid peaks.
Since I can tolerate the usual starting dose (1 grain), my adrenals may not be that bad. I read an article about naturally healing adrenals, and I already have done most of the diet and vitamin suggestions.
I have adrenal symptoms, and raw adrenal glandular is cheap, so I will start taking it. I also want to start on licorice extract and ashwaganda root. I am confident these adrenal/cortisol supplements will help me.
Thyroid & Adrenal glands
Blog entry posted by SickOfSickness, Mar 21, 2012.