At home ways to test: iodine Patch ( how quickly does it disappear?)Place 2-3 drops on the skin and let dry. If the stain disappears in less than 7 hours you are deficient in iodine. If it disappears in 12 hours you have minor deficiency. Or test your basal body temperature . Is it less than 97.6?
These are all signs of trouble, Sluggish Liver: headache over the eyes, pain between shoulder blades, bloating, sensitive to chemicals.
Digestive Issues: Constipation, dark circles under the eyes, ridged finger nails,sinus congestion, parasites or candida.
Underactive Adrenals: Exhaustion or lack of energy, pain or tenderness in mid back, grinding teeth, crave salt, yawning, knee pain.
Slow Circulation: Sigh frequently, cough at night, muscle cramps
Lymphatic Congestion: Swollen lymph nodes on the neck, groin or under the arm? The lymphatic system needs to drain the accumulated toxins. This is stimulated by movement , exercise, massage or Light Therapy.
Poor Food Choices: Foods that are processed and contain chemicals, preservatives and additives tend to slow the metabolism. Whole grains and hydrogenated fats are not good , all sweeteners except Stevia.
I have given you much to consider. If you are considering that you may suffer from an underactive Thyroid contact Anna Aycock at In Harmony. Visit her website at www.desinou.com .