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Underactive Thyroid Led To Several Health Issues

Author: Patty S.
Date: 06-26-2012
Views: 10,833
Word Count: 375
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7528-OR
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Scientific Studies: 5

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After having my second baby, I was not able to lose weight at all other than the initial birth day weight loss. I tried several diets and lots of exercise but nothing would budge the scale. I suspected I had thyroid issues but was unable to get it checked out.

A few months ago, I found out I was pregnant with our third child, and my symptoms got more pronounced. I was exhausted beyond belief, extremely sensitive to natural sunlight, had chills often even when it was very hot outside, and my emotional state and my moods were all over the place and would change from good to bad so quickly. I was also losing an alarming amount of hair. I don't know if all of these things are related to thyroid, but these were just the symptoms I was experiencing.

I had bought the Young Living Golden Touch kit which had several oils, including Endoflex. I hadn't used it yet because I wasn't sure what it was for or how best to use it, but I was able to go to another oils class and understand more about this particular oil.

About 2 weeks ago, I began rubbing a drop or two of Endoflex over my whole throat area (thyroid) each morning and night. I didn't notice anything right away, but slowly things have gotten much better! I noticed my moods were more stable, I wasn't exploding emotionally nearly as often. I had much more energy to deal with my 2 young children during the day. My hairbrush had hardly any hair in it after brushing, so I knew I wasn't losing as much hair.

The most obvious one to me was the day I was out all day running errands and realized I forgot my sunglasses. Normally I would have had to squint so bad because of the brightness and had a horrible headache the rest of the day, but not now! The light wasn't even bothering me, and it was a very sunny day with no clouds in the sky.

I know these oils work and they are wonderful for our health. I'm so thankful to have learned about them and to have them and be able to use a healthier alternative for my growing family!

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: depression, emotions, fatigue, fatigued, female, hairloss, hashimotos, headaches, hormones, hypothyroidism, irritable, moody, pregnancy.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: thyroid — "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
2.Associated topics: exhaustion — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
3.Associated topics: baldness-/-hair-loss-(Alopecia) — "Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."Link
4.Associated topics: hypothyroidism-(Low-Activity) — "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
5.Associated topics: baldness-/-hair-loss-(Alopecia) — "The essential oils of Chamaecyparis obtusa [a conifer in the cypress family] promote hair growth through the induction of vascular endothelial growth factor gene.... [C]onsumers suffering from baldness and/or other forms of hair loss have reported a hair growth promoting effect of shampoos containing these oils."Link

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