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Husband's Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Was High


Author: Shirley L.
Date: 11-29-2009
Views: 8,207
Word Count: 178
Questions Received: 5
Testimonial ID: 3973-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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My husband went to the doctor in September for a yearly check up. His TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) level came back high. The doctor suggested testing in 30 days. So I asked my husband if he would consider trying a supplement from Young Living and he didn't think he was interested. But he did agree to use some oils.

So after researching I found that the Endoflex oil blend and Peppermint were the suggested oils. He began using them about 2 weeks before his next blood test. 3-5 drops were applied to lower back, adrenals and thyroid area.

Peppermint was then layered next (3-4 drops) on these areas. Upon testing he was informed that his numbers were coming down and the doctor asked him to return in another 30 days for another blood test.

When he did he was told that his numbers were within a good range. So, we are happy that he started using the two oils and can now stay off of medication.

He will use the oils now a couple times a week for maintenance.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: hypoactive, hypothyroid, hypothyroidism, t3, t4, thyroidism, thyroiditis, thyroxin, thyroxine, underactive thyroid.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: hormones — "Therapy with beta-caryophyllene [present in many essential oils] may present a promising novel, non-toxic therapeutic option for patients with endometriosis."Link
2.Associated topics: hormones — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
3.Associated topics: hormones — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
4.Associated topics: hormones — "Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."Link
5.Associated topics: hypothyroidism — "Myrtle oil (MO) exerts hypoglycemic as well as mild hypotriglyceridemic activity in diabetic animals. The reduction in blood glucose level may be due to the reversible inhibition of alpha-glucosidases present in the brush-border of the small intestinal mucosa, higher rate of glycolysis as envisaged by the higher activity of glucokinase, as one of the key enzymes of glycolysis, and enhanced rate of glycogenesis as evidenced by the higher amount of liver glycogen present after MO administration."Link
6.Associated topics: hormones — "Results of bone density, bone mineral content, bone tensile strength and histological analysis also showed similar trend of results, which supported initial observations of this study. It is proposed that hydroalcoholic extract of dried clove buds has bone-preserving efficacy against hypogonadal [hormonally deficient] osteoporosis."Link

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