Naturally Improve Thyroid Health

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Naturally Improving Thyroid and Hormonal Health

Emerging Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT)--also known as Photobiomodulation (PBM) technology available at Cryo Recovery, has shown great promise in naturally improving thyroid health. This is great news, because while traditional treatments like medications and surgery attempt to manage hormonal imbalances, they are often accompanied by considerable risks and side effects. Unfortunately, more than 12% of the US population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime, and this growing statistic has many people seeking natural alternatives to manage these disorders.


A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

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The Study:

In a three year, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial, people who suffered from chronic hypothyroidism and thyroiditis were treated with LLLT (PBM). The results showed a significant difference in the mean levothyroxine dosage required to treat hypothyroidism. Moreover, 48% of the participants were able to get off of their medication entirely. 

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Thyroid Health: LLLT is effective at enhancing thyroid function. It reduced the organ-specific autoimmune responses mediated by TPOAb, and increased the echogenicity of the thyroid.

Reduction of Levothyroxine: 95.7% of patients were able to reduce their dosage of levothyroxine, while 48% were able to get off of their medication entirely.

A Decline in Thyroid Peroxidase (TBOAb): The presence of TPO antibodies in your blood suggests that the cause of thyroid disease is an autoimmune disorder, such as Hashimoto's disease or Graves' disease. These antibodies that attack the thyroid gland cause inflammation and impaired function of the thyroid.

Dosage: Both groups underwent 10 sessions of LLLT or placebo treatment twice a week for 5 weeks.

(1) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22718472

At Cryo Recovery, we are excited that science continues to prove that the technologies we provide here contribute to optimal health. As cutting-edge modalities like PBM continue to be in the forefront of research and clinical application, we look forward to even more promising results in the future!

Bill Hanks