* Consult with a medical professional in order to assess the health of your thyroid and receive advice on how to deal with problems. You may want to consider meeting the following types of health professionals.
* Homeopaths that use herbal treatment.
* Naturopaths that use various natural healing methods.
* Licensed doctors that can prescribe modern medicines as well as traditional/natural remedies.
* Increase your intake of the following foods if you suffer from hypothyroidism (alternately, you can also decrease the intake of the following foods if you have an overactive thyroid, although such cases are more rare).
* Foods that are rich in Vitamin A such as carrots and eggs.
* Seafood such as arame, dulce, kelp and nori that contain high levels of iodine.
* Foods that are rich in zinc such as beef, chicken, nuts, spinach, and tuna.
* Avoid the following if you have an underactive thyroid (once again, you can reverse this rule if you have an overactive thyroid).
* Refined foods
* Saturated fats
* White flour
* Certain fruits and vegetables that can diminish the thyroid’s production of thyroxin such as broccoli, cabbage, peaches and pears.
* Drink teas or ingest the following herbs in other forms if your body is suffering from a lack of thyroxin.
* Black walnuts that contain iodine to stimulate the thyroid.
* Irish moss and kelp. These herbs boost the metabolism, improve blood flow and increase the productivity of the thyroid gland.
* Exercise regularly to improve blood flow, which will help supply the cells in your body with fresh nutrients and oxygen while burning off toxins. Cardiovascular and aerobics exercises such as jogging and skipping are encouraged.
* Close your eyes and imagine a blue light entering into your thyroid as you breathe in and out. This visual meditation technique is known as color therapy and suggests that imagining the color blue can help soothe and heal certain parts of your body.