The temperature of our body is a true indicator of the work of the thyroid gland, discovered Dr. Broda Branson.
If you feel like something is wrong with your thyroid gland you do not need to immediately make analysis of hormones. First, try to test yourself.
Diseases of the thyroid gland are a real plague of the modern age, especially among members of the gentler sex. Disruptions in the operation of this gland cause numerous complications with heart, body weight and metabolism.
Besides regular control of hormones, there is another way to check whether your thyroid gland is working properly or not.
There is a very simple test that will help you check the work of the thyroid gland. In addition, read!
Before going to bed, take the thermometer, shake it well and leave it beside the bed until the next morning, immediately after waking up when you need to put it under the armpit and measure your body temperature.
After several minutes see the temperature and write it down.
The result is also known as “early morning BBT”.
1. Your thyroid gland works completely normal if your body temperature is between 36.5 and 36.8 degrees.
2. If your body temperature is lower than 36.5 degrees, it means you are dealing with hypothyroidism – reduced work of the thyroid gland. The symptoms of reduced thyroid work are: depression, lack of energy, fatigue, infections, chronic headaches, poor memory and lack of concentration, loss of hair, and so on.
3. If the temperature is higher than 36.8 degrees it means you are dealing with accelerated operation of the thyroid (hyperthyroidism) or an infection in the body.
It is recommended that the test be done three days in a row due to greater accuracy of results.
Note: Due to infectious diseases and women who are in reproductive period the temperature can vary. So, the main recommendation is that this test to be done when you are completely healthy and in a period immediately after the menstrual cycle.