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Herbal ‘hormone hack’ helps get your thyroid levels ‘just right’

You might not FEEL any different right now…

Maybe just a little more tired than usual…

But if you mention it to your doc, he might tell you it’s just a matter of getting older.

Don’t let him IGNORE the signs that your health may be headed in the wrong direction

Especially when it comes to your thyroid function.

If you’re traveling down the path to hypothyroidism, you can still TURN BACK.

Fortunately, there’s a natural way to NUDGE your thyroid hormones towards their OPTIMAL levels – a time-tested herb mentioned in Sanskrit sacred texts.

Balancing act

Sometimes called “winter cherry” for its red fruit, ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has been used for THOUSANDS of years in Ayurvedic medicine.

You probably already know how this ancient herb can CALM you down… and RELIEVE stress and anxiety

And I recently shared with you how it can even help SHARPEN your brain… and CURB cancer.

Even better, there’s practically ZERO risk in trying ashwagandha.

Ayurveda uses it in SO many formulations because of its impeccable safety profile… and the rarity of it ever negatively interacting with other substances.

And that’s good news today for anyone who’s struggling with thyroid issues.

Turns out, ashwagandha root provides a way of NORMALIZING thyroid hormone levelsWITHOUT drugs or synthetic hormones.

Now, this comes as no surprise… as ashwagandha is a STABILIZING agent when it comes to other hormones in your body.

As an adaptogen, it can help LOWER spiking levels of the “stress hormone,” cortisol.

And I recently shared with you how this “cherry root” can help ENHANCE the “manly” sex hormone, testosterone.

Well, in a 2017 study on folks with mild hypothyroidism, taking 600 mg of a special ashwagandha root extract daily helped BALANCE OUT the levels of all 3 major thyroid hormones:

  1. thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
  2. T3, and
  3. T4.

All 3 of these hormones work together… as TSH triggers the production of T4, which your body converts into the form it can use, T3.

If your levels of T4 aren’t IDEAL, it can cause your pituitary gland to overproduce TSH to try to make up for it…

And that elevated TSH is usually how a doc will diagnose “low thyroid”… even if you’re not experiencing any obvious symptoms…

And even if your T3 and T4 might appear “normal” on your labs.

But in the study I just mentioned, taking ashwagandha for just 8 weeks brought TSH to a more optimal level

And improved T4 and T3 levels, too.

Now, your thyroid gland requires one of those “Goldilocks”-type situations – because thyroid hormone levels can go too high (a.k.a. hyperthyroidism).

You need to keep them “just right”… which is why it’s important to determine your starting point with a simple lab test you can get through your doc.

Now, scientists say they don’t know EXACTLY how ashwagandha helps normalize thyroid hormone levels… but they’ve got a theory.

Elevated cortisol tends to DRAIN your body of thyroid hormones…

Which is why your thyroid function can take a hit when you’re stressed out.

But TURNING DOWN your “stress hormone” allows your thyroid to BOUNCE BACK!

If you’ve confirmed hypothyroidism with lab tests… even if it’s “subclinical”… and you’d like to try an ashwagandha supplement…

Look for the EXACT form used in the study I just mentioned.

It’s a special, high-potency version of ashwagandha, called KSM-66.

KSM-66 is probably the PUREST form of ashwagandha on the market… and one of the most studied ones, too.

It’s been certified organic, non-GMO, and gluten-free… and the FDA has granted it GRAS (generally recognized as safe) designation.

Check the label on an ashwagandha supplement from a quality maker you trust… like “Ultimate Ashwagandha” by Swanson or KSM-66 Ashwagandha by Puritan’s Pride.

To restoring balance,

Melissa Young

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