The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Frequently Asked Questions

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Thyroid Hormones with SCD

Dr Haas reported that children who took thyroid hormones and followed the SCD healed faster than children who did SCD but did not take thyroid supplements.

It is better to take natural hormones derived from animal sources rather than the synthetic brands. The safest way is to get SCD compliant animal thyroid extract is to use a gelatin capsule with olive oil as the filler. This is available from Women's International Pharmacy.

This pharmacy also serves men and children. Women's International Pharmacy, provides compounded thyroid hormones prescribed by licensed physicians.

Some people prefer iodine to thyroid hormones. Low body temperature is a good indicator of thyroid dysfunction.

Bacterial toxins impair thyroid function so one may need fewer thyroid hormones upon improving with SCD.

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