Controlling your stress is a huge challenge if you have thyroid disease. As many of us know, if your stress levels are high your health is going to suffer. Many who suffer with Hashimoto’s will state that stress makes their symptoms worse and that managing the stress is a key component to keeping their disease in remission.
In this article, Dr. Isabella Wentz shares how meditation and stress reduction can help ease thyroid symptoms:
Since we are talking about controlling your stress, we should also talk about cortisol levels. Those levels are a huge problem for those with thyroid issues in particular, because cortisol actively suppresses thyroid hormone output.
In this article by Aimee McNew, she shares why cortisol is an issue and what you can do to lower your levels:
Have a great week!