>When assessing thyroid health I don’t put blind faith in blood tests, as they fail to pick up borderline deficiencies in activity. If at all suspicious, I recommend the “Broda Barnes Test”.
Have a thermometer ready by your bed, and first thing before you get out of bed, put the thermometer in your armpit, and lie on that side long enough for the full reading. (Women of childbearing age will need to average a week to account for their hormonal cycle.) Temperatures below 97.6 is a sign of ‘hypo’ or under active thyroid. This can account for many symptoms; fatigue, low resistance, fungal infections, adrenal ‘burnout’.
Next week I will go through some simple over the counter steps you can take.