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Thyroid Disorders and Chiropractic Care

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It is estimated that between 1 percent and 4 percent of adults have moderate to severe hypothyroidism, and 10 percent to 12 percent have mild or subclinical hypothyroidism.

Symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) include: fatigue, weakness, cold hands and feet, low body

Interference in the Central Nervous System can cause Thryroid Malfunction

temperature, dry sparse hair, dry skin, weight gain despite loss of appetite, poor memory, low sex drive, slow pulse, low blood pressure, and menstrual irregularities, to name a few. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) include: weight loss, increased appetite, restlessness, nervousness, irritability, over-activity, increased heart rate, heart palpitations, increased sweating, tremors, shakiness, double vision, and protrusion of eyes.
How Chiropractic Care Relates to Thyroid Disorders

Evidence supports that certain cases of thyroid disorders may result from the malfunction of nerves in the brain and spinal cord that control the thyroid’s production of thyroid hormone. Whether too little or too much thyroid hormone is produced, the abnormal level can be due to a malfunction between the brain, pituitary, spinal cord, and thyroid, as a result of spinal subluxations (spinal distortions that irritate nerves). Chiropractors help restore normal nerve function and communication, thereby allowing your body to work normally and naturally.

Dr. Sam Tocco


807 W. 14 Mile  – Clawson, Michigan  48017




2 Responses to “Thyroid Disorders and Chiropractic Care”

  1. Chiropractors Toronto | January 6, 2012 at 1:49 pm #

    I also have read about a study from one blog about a study of thyroid. Let me get back to you once found that blog.

    • Dr. Sam Tocco | February 10, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

      Great! -Dr. Sam Tocco, Michigan Chiropractor

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