However, radiation destroys the cells in the thyroid gland. Certain medicines to treat heart problems, psychiatric conditions, and cancer can sometimes affect the production of thyroid hormone.
These include amiodarone (Cordarone), lithium, interferon alpha, and interleukin-2.
Think of it as stepping on the gas pedal; speeding up the conversion process and sending the thyroid hormones out to every part of your body.
Hormones released by the gland travel through your bloodstream and affect nearly every part of your body, from your heart and brain, to your muscles and skin.It’s an herb known as an ‘adaptogen,’ and studies show it has the incredible ability to balance hormones and bring them to a normal high-functioning state.