Victims of type I and type II diabetes face a challenge in terms of controlling their blood sugar levels; have something in common. Their lipids are too high that could indicate low levels of T3. Low T3 has various causes but in the short term T3 medication could be of help. It is however important to consider the actual cause for the body producing low T3 levels. Most of the times the main cause is stress that reverses T3. A person’s body may be making enough T3 but begins reversing it at some point.
In addition to reversing T3, stress is also known to activate nutrient deficiencies. Selenium and zinc also relate to improper conversion. Thus patients must consider all factors that could be responsible for their body producing low T3.
Stress impacts on adrenaline functioning too. Apart from Hashimotos’, adrenal dysfunction could also occur. Low body temperature could indicate a malfunctioning of the thyroid or adrenaline. In cases of people who report feeling unwell, most of them, that is about 90% have adrenal dysfunction as well as Hashimoto`s. A bigger proportion of that number usually has advanced adrenal dysfunction. Stabilizing one’s blood sugar levels will play a significant role in bringing the adrenals to proper functioning.
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of suffering from lipid abnormalities as well as increased triglycerides and increased cholesterol levels. This is the exact same thing bound to happen when one is suffering from hypothyroidism. In case they have elevated triglycerides, cholesterol levels, and LDL, they might consider having their thyroid checked to ensure that it is well managed and optimized since they might be in a position to get the right thyroid medication and dosage.
Moreover, one can practice the below lifestyle approaches with the aim of reducing stress. They however are not magic pills that become effective overnight.
How to de-stress
- Self-evaluation to determine what makes them happy
- Cardio exercise (approved by their physician)