Some people are surprised to hear that there is actually a headache disorder that is associated with having hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid. The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland that you find in the front of the neck that works to produce and release the thyroid hormones that control the metabolism in the body, which is how the body uses up energy. If you are dealing with headaches and it seems to be from problems with your thyroid, you may benefit greatly from natural hypothyroidism headaches treatment options.
- Drowsiness and fatigue
- Brittle nails, hair and skin
- Forgetfulness and/or problems learning
- Swollen, puffy face
- Sore muscles
- Weight Gain
- Poor circulation
- Sensitivity to medications and more
A headache that stems from hypothyroidism will generally be located on each side of the head. This is a constant, non-throbbing headache that may feel a bit more like a tension-style headache instead of a migraine. Believe it or not, the headache will actually follow along the same course as the hypothyroidism that the patient has. What this means is that if the thyroid condition gets worse, so will their headache. If the hypothyroid state starts to resolve, the headache should also resolve.
It is not all that rare for someone suffering from hypothyroidism to also have frequent problems with headaches. This can be a complicated topic for some people, especially when it seems as though the headaches are not starting to subside with successful hypothyroid treatment. It is best to remain closely monitored by your naturopath to determine if you are getting the right treatment or if there is anything else that can be done to give you some notable relief.
Working closely with Holistic Solutions, you will be able to tackle any changes that could be done in your regular diet as well as your lifestyle. Not only are there supplements that can be taken, but you will also see that introducing a number of foods or hands on healing therapies can be very valuable for treating your hypothyroidism and headaches. Call Holistic Solutions today for naturopathic hypothyroidism headaches treatment options at (619)272-2133.