HealthScan Video Series: Introduction to the Thyroid Gland

Learning Goals and Outline: Introduction to the Thyroid Gland

Goal for this video: Understand how the thyroid gland affects the body, and practical ways to support it.

The Thyroid Gland Affects:

  • Appetite, Temperature, Skin, Hair, Metabolism, Hormones, Digestion, Mental Clarity, Moods, etc.

Hyper and Hypo -Thyroid Symptoms

Hyper-thyroid symptoms

  • Body feels “revved up”
  • Heart Pounding
  • Can be the result of a viral infection


Hyper-thyroidism is traditionally treated by disabling the thyroid gland with radiation then supplementing with thyroid hormones

Hypo-thyroid symptoms

  • Very common, many people live undiagnosed (TSH level is often within accepted parameters, even though all the classic symptoms are present)
  • Fatigue
  • Trouble losing weight
  • Sluggish gut
  • Foggy/difficulty making decisions
  • Emotional
  • Paranoid
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Cravings and addictive behaviors
  • Hair Loss


Hypo-thyroidism is traditionally treated by adding synthetic hormones to the body, leading to a continued reduction in natural thyroid function.


Most common chemicals that interfere with thyroid gland function are CHLORINE AND FLUORIDE

Found in:

  • Drinking water
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toothpaste (Often find “do not ingest” warnings on tubes due to toxicity of fluoride)

Foods that may negatively influence the thyroid gland:

  • Almonds
  • Flax seed

Supporting the body to produce hormones in proper way by:

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