Yes & Yes!!
Acupuncture & other modalities of treatment within Oriental Medicine can work wonders for those suffering from Hypo/Hyperthyroidism.

How? Both of these conditions have various symptoms associated with them. Acupuncture & especially Chinese herbs, greatly reduces or can eliminate a lot of these symptoms. In both it can level out the TSH, T3 & T4 hormones. If you have the extremes of these conditions, Hashimoto's Disease or Grave's Disease, treatment is just as beneficial!!
In hypothyroidism/Hashimoto's it treats:
  • Increased sensitivity to cold
  • Constipation
  • Dry skin
  • Unexplained weight gain
  • Puffy face
  • Hoarseness of the voice
  • Muscle weakness
  • Elevated blood cholesterol level
  • Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness
  • Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints
  • Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods
  • Thinning hair, fine or brittle
  • Slowed heart rate
  • Depression
  • Impaired memory

  • In hyperthyroidism/Grave's it treats:
  • Sudden weight loss, even when your appetite and the amount and type of food you eat
  • remain the same or even increase
  • Rapid heartbeat (tachycardia) — commonly more than 100 beats a minute — irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) or pounding of your heart (palpitations)
  • Increased appetite
  • Nervousness, anxiety and irritability
  • Tremor — usually a fine trembling in your hands and fingers
  • Sweating
  • Changes in menstrual patterns
  • Increased sensitivity to heat
  • Changes in bowel patterns, especially more frequent bowel movements
  • An enlarged thyroid gland (goiter), which may appear as a  swelling at the base of your neck
  • Fatigue, muscle weakness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Skin thinning
  • Fine, brittle hair

  • With consistant treatment we may even be able to reduce medication as well as eliminate symptoms!! With no side-effects!! There's one result, getting better!!