This supplement contains three different herbs that naturally regulate your thyroid hormones and reduce hyperthyroid symptoms, including:
- Bugleweed – This plant is rich in Lithospermic acid, an organic acid that decreases levels of thyroid stimulating hormones, T4 (the storage form of thyroid hormone) and T3 (the active form). It also prevents thyroid antibodies from binding to your thyroid, which is a huge help to patients with Graves’ Disease.
- Motherwort – A member of the mint family, this herb alleviates symptoms related to hyperactive thyroid such as heart palpitations, anxiety, sleeplessness, and decreased appetite. Please note that it might cause miscarriage, increase uterine bleeding, and potentially interact badly with many cardiac medications, so be sure to check with your doctor before taking it.
- Lemon Balm – This herb is also a member of the mint family and seems to block hormone receptors, preventing TSH from binding to your thyroid tissue and keeping antibodies from attaching to your thyroid. As a result, it helps to calm thyroid symptoms by reducing stressand anxiety, improving sleep and appetite, and easing pain.
The Myers Way® Multivitamin
A high-quality multivitamin is one of the four supplements that I recommend EVERYONE should be taking. Because hyperthyroidism causes your body to go into overdrive, you are at an even greater risk for developing certain nutritional deficiencies than most people. I specifically formulated The Myers Way® Multivitamin for my patients with thyroid dysfunction, including Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s. My multivitamin provides the optimal level of thyroid-specific nutrients such as selenium, zinc, and iodine to support thyroid health. Plus, the B vitamins and minerals included in The Myers Way® Multivitamin are in their activated forms to optimize detoxification and methylation, ideal for those with an MTHFR mutation.