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Acupuncture for Thyroid

Improve thyroid function with acupuncture treatment

Thyroid disease can result from conditions that cause over-or under-function of the thyroid gland.

What treatments we typically prescribe?

Acupuncture and herbal medicine are the most common treatment for Thyroid function

About your Condition

When the gland produces too much thyroid hormone, the condition is known as hyperthyroidism. And when the gland does not function sufficiently, there is too little thyroid hormone produced (hypothyroidism)


  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Intolerance to cold
  • Muscle aches & cramps
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
  • Poor appetite
  • Dry or rough skin
  • Goiter (enlarged thyroid gland)
  • Restricted movement of the joints
  • Coarse hair or hair loss
  • Eye & face swelling
  • Deeper and/or hoarse voice
  • Enlarged tongue
  • Irregular or heavy menstrual periods
  • Depression
  • Memory loss
  • Slowed thinking & mental activity
  • Increased blood cholesterol levels


2-8 Weeks

Causes of the condition

Thyroid conditions, such as hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, can be caused by various factors, including autoimmune disorders, iodine deficiency, genetic predisposition, stress, and environmental toxins. Understanding the underlying causes of thyroid dysfunction is crucial for effective management and treatment.

Benefits of acupuncture for the condition

Acupuncture offers a holistic approach to managing thyroid conditions by addressing underlying imbalances in the body’s energy systems. At AcuPro Clinic in London, our acupuncture treatments aim to regulate thyroid function, reduce inflammation, balance hormone levels, and improve overall well-being. With personalized care and gentle techniques, we help individuals with thyroid conditions find relief from symptoms and support their journey to optimal health.

Treatment process

Our acupuncture treatment process for thyroid conditions begins with a comprehensive assessment of your thyroid function, medical history, and lifestyle factors. During the acupuncture sessions, fine needles are strategically placed on specific acupoints to stimulate the body’s natural healing response, regulate thyroid hormones, and promote overall balance. Our experienced acupuncturists tailor each treatment plan to address your unique needs and support thyroid health.

Prevention tips

In addition to acupuncture treatment, adopting healthy lifestyle habits can help prevent and manage thyroid conditions effectively. Maintaining a balanced diet rich in iodine, selenium, and other essential nutrients, managing stress levels, avoiding exposure to environmental toxins, and getting regular exercise are essential for supporting thyroid health and overall well-being.


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Risk Factors

While acupuncture is generally safe, it may not be suitable for everyone, particularly individuals with bleeding disorders, those taking blood-thinning medications, or those with pacemakers. It’s essential to discuss any pre-existing medical conditions with your acupuncturist before starting treatment.

Lifestyle recommendations

  • Maintain a balanced diet rich in iodine-rich foods such as seafood, seaweed, and iodized salt.
  • Practice stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga, or acupuncture to support thyroid health and overall well-being.
  • Avoid exposure to environmental toxins, such as pesticides and heavy metals, which can disrupt thyroid function.

Aftercare advice

After each acupuncture session, prioritize rest, hydration, and gentle movement to support the body’s healing process. Follow any recommendations provided by your acupuncturist, such as dietary adjustments or self-care practices, to enhance the effectiveness of your treatment. Additionally, schedule regular follow-up appointments to monitor thyroid function and adjust your treatment plan as needed.

Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid
Acupuncture for Thyroid

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