Thyroid Problems/Grave’s Disease/Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Acupuncture for Thyroid Problems/Grave’s Disease/Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
The thyroid gland secretes the right amount of thyroid hormone to regulate the metabolic processes in human's body when functioning properly. Too much or too little of these vital body chemicals and it can influence body's energy levels, weight, heart rate, mental health and etc. The medical name is hyperthyroidism (overproduction, Grave's Disease) or hypothyroidism (underproduction).
How does acupuncture work for Thyroid Problems
Acupuncture may help to restore hormonal balance, regulate energy levels and heart rate; smooth emotions and help sleep, manage weight and reduce or get rid of symptoms.
Course of treatment
There are 10-15 acupuncture sessions in one course of treatment. Treatment frequency depends on individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.