Heavy Metal Removal

Lifestyle Recommendations:

•   Reduce stress, anxiety, and associated negative emotions; rely on a support system to keep a more positive outlook           on life.

•   Eliminate toxins, not only from foods, but from personal care products, household cleaners and paints and aerosols –     see http://www.ewg.org/ for a guide to making more informed decisions about safety from harmful chemicals.

•   Detox halogens such as fluoride, bromide and chloride.

•   Consider detox measures such as far infrared sauna,  massage therapy, hydrotherapy, bentonite clay, exercise, and           the PaleoCleanse Plus™ Detoxification program.

Dietary Tips and Caveats:
•   Determine the best diet for yourself – Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Paleo Template, low FODMAPs, Autoimmune Paleo,             Specific Carbohydrate Diet, GAPS Diet, Feingold Diet, the Body Ecology Diet, the Elemental Diet, Iodine-free, a Vegan         or semi-Vegan Diet, etc.  Have patient keep a detailed food journal that documents all dietary reactions.

•   Identify specific dietary triggers such as nuts, nightshade foods, beans, legumes, or MSG.

•   Avoid sugar, including agave nectar and honey; avoid sugar alcohols (mannitol, xylitol, sorbitol) if intestinal discomfort       is present.

•   Avoid alcohol.

•   Drink plenty of water.

•   Include healing foods like bone broths, gelatin, saturated fats, turmeric tea, vegetable juices, smoothies and                         fermented foods to heal the gut lining, reduce inflammation and replenish nutrient deficiencies.

•   Add fermented vegetables to eating plan.

•   Avoid grains and remove any foods that are difficult to digest.

•   Avoid high mercury fish, especially swordfish, orange roughy, shark, tile fish, king mackerel, marlin and certain tunas.

•   Eat ample amounts of organic vegetables and low glycemic fruits, taking care to avoid foods with high pesticide                   residue.

•   Keep blood sugar balanced by eating small meals frequently throughout the day and incorporating high quality                   protein at each meal – use digestive enzymes, such as Digestzymes™Betaine HCl, or Plant Enzyme Digestive Formula       if necessary.

•   Eat foods that are rich in selenium such as Brazil nuts and sunflower seeds.

Supplement Recommendations:

ImmunoMod-A™ 2 capsules 2 times per day

Thyroid Synergy™ 2 capsules per day

Vitamin D Supreme 1-2 capsules per day according to testing

OmegAvail™ Ultra 2 softgels per day 

The above protocol is designed as a general approach for dealing with the most common issues involved in Hashimotos Thyroiditis development.  If you do not see results after several weeks you should contact us for a personal evaluation.  The above recommended supplements can be acquired by clicking here.