Treating Hypothyroidism with Acupuncture


Susan Fishman

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You may have heard that acupuncture is a possible treatment option for people with hypothyroidism. While some experts agree that acupuncture may be of benefit, the verdict is still out on its level of effectiveness in improving thyroid disorders.

The University of Maryland Medical Center reports that acupuncture may be helpful in correcting hormonal imbalances, including thyroid disorders. And a study by the Global Advances in Health and Medicine suggests that acupuncture is a viable treatment option for hypothyroidism, though it says more rigorous larger-scale research studies need to be conducted to validate and further these findings.

Monifa discusses finding the right hypothyroidism treatment for her.

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