Excessive secretion of the thyroid glands, resulting in an overactive metabolism and causing malabsorption problems and bulging eyes.
Consume in moderation broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, mustard greens, peaches, pears, rutabags, soybeans, spinach. Avoid coffee, lots of dairy products, nicotine, soft drinks, tea, clams, lobsters, oysters, sardines.
Vitamins B complex, C, E, EFAs, lecithin.
Bugleweed (Lycopus virginicus) and gipsywort (Lycopus europaeus) have been shown to inhibit the release of thyroxine.