Read more about Chinese Medicine's perspective on thyroid imbalances here: http://healingwithzen.com/thyroid/
Thyroid imbalance will lead to other problems such as adrenal glad, sleep, tired and others.
Acupuncture is a very good tool to balance all. If you also use Chinese herbs which will helps even more.
Hope I answer your question.
Have a great day
sometimes they don't. If you're taking prescription meds, make sure to bring a list that includes drug name, strength, and dose so your acupuncturist is aware.
Jeff Rippey, L.Ac.
Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM.
Another study at Shanghai Medical University in China, 32 patients with hypothyroidism were treated for one year with a Chinese herbal preparation to stimulate the kidney meridian. The results were compared with a control group of 34 people. The study found that the clinical symptoms of hypothyroidism were markedly improved, which confirmed that hypothyroidism is closely related to a deficiency in kidney energy.
Acupuncture can improve the immune system and it can benefit people with immunological conditions such as those with allergies, infections, immune deficiency and autoimmune conditions.
The WHO (World Health Organization) declares acupuncture as an effective treatment for some forms of thyroid imbalances. A majority of my clients (not all) have had normalized thyroid hormones in blood tests after a series of treatments. I would imagine that the cause of the thyroid imbalances plays an important factor. In my professional opinion, acupuncture has potential to assist and could alleviate the symptoms you may be experiencing due to the abnormal levels (for example, fatigue, spontaneous sweating, palpitations, insomnia, etc.).
Good luck to you,
David G. Hanley, Dipl. OM
By the way, you might want to get yourself checked for Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Most doctors don't test for it and most people who are hypothyroid have it and don't know. It is an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid, so it needs to be treated differently than regular hypothyroidism. The main difference is that you need to be off gluten. This may be what is causing your imbalance, so you might want to look into the effects of gluten.
Hope this helps!
For hypothyroidism, acupuncture can help for the weight control, low energy, cold intolerance, etc.
Yours in Health!