Thyroid Disorders and Acupuncture

August 27th, 2013

Thyroid disorders are effectively treated using functional medicine and holistic techniques at Santa Monica’s Meridian Health Clinic. Eric Schmidt, LAc is one of the top thyroid health practitioners in California.  He is a leading specialist in treatment and management of thyroid conditions with advanced training in thyroid health and endocrinology.  Treatments are based on thorough evaluation, lab results and careful attention to patient symptoms. Thyroid conditions such as Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, Hyperthyroidism, Graves Disease are well-addressed at this Santa Monica clinic.

Low Thyroid function or Hypothyroidism is an increasingly common chronic health condition in the United States. This condition is more common in women, however, it does occur in men as well.  Both men and women showing signs of low thyroid function can benefit greatly from acupuncture, herbal medicine and supplementation.  At our clinic, traditional therapies are done in conjunction with modern nutrition and/or thyroid glandular supplements.Meridian Health Clinic’s thyroid action plan is a comprehensive program, aimed at a complete reversal of chronic symptoms by addressing the root cause.  The plan components include:
1.) Acupuncture Treatment – to spur the endocrine system into balance.
2.) Dietary evaluation and modifications – to reduce inflammation and remove any toxins blocking proper thyroid function..
3.) Supplements Recommendations – to account for any dietary deficiencies.

Eric Schmidt, LAc has been consistently rated one of best acupuncturists Santa Monica for holistic thyroid care.  Thyroid imbalance can be complicated, where the root cause may be related to nutrient deficiencies, food toxins and/or adrenal issues;  Therefore each case must be treated individually due to the many possible causes. Typically, in cases of long-standing thyroid dysfunction, a series of acupuncture treatments (4-6) can show good results within days or weeks.

Our Integrative Medicine Clinic in Santa Monica effectively treats Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s and Hyperthyroid Conditions.  Thyroid disorders are well addressed and often reversed with Functional Medicine, Acupuncture and supplementation.

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