A synergistic combination of iodine containing seaweeds, and herbs which contain phytothyroidogenic, phyto-thyroid-receptor agonists, and other herbs designed to promote optimal function of thyroid hormones by maintaining the health of thyroid hormone producing tissues and by supporting the healthy function of tissues that respond to thyroid hormones.This unique combination of seaweeds and herbs synergistically supports the SEVEN KEY FUNCTIONS associated with OPTIMAL THYROID HEALTH, due to its ability to support:
increased bio-available iodine for thyrocytes
increased iodine uptake by thyrocytes through interactions with sodium-iodide-symporter (NIS) proteins
increased T3 & T4 production and secretion from thyrocytes
increased conversion of thyroxine (T4) to the more bioactive triiodothyronine (T3) by liver cells;
increased RXR/TR heterodimerization of thyroid receptors on target cells throughout the body
increased binding of thyroid hormone receptors to DNA by RXR/TR heterodimers throughout the body
increased affect of T3 on target gene expression within receptor cells throughout the body
How is ThyroMend™ used?
ThyroMend™ is used by healthcare professionals to increase naturally production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland, increase conversion of T4 to the more active T3 hormone, and increase the ability of cells to respond to thyroid hormones. ThyroMend™ improves patients with many conditions including:
Patients who do not need thyroid replacement therapy, but still have low thyroid symptoms. Symptoms may be present with “normal” hormone levels if the levels are below the 30th percentile of the reference range. This “subclinical hypothyroidism” can be improved with ThyroMend™ which can increase thyroid hormone production and thyroid hormone function.
Patients who are on thyroid medication but still have symptoms. When symptoms persist even when thyroid replacement results in “normal” lab values it can be due to thyroid hormone resistance (poor thyroid receptor function). ThyroMend™ improves thyroid receptor function and eliminates symptoms of thyroid hormone resistance.
Patients who want to wean off of thyroid replacement therapy. Using ThyroMend™ a month before weaning off of thyroid replacement can make weaning successful in patients if their thyroid has not been removed, or destroyed by autoimmune disease.
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