Now Thyroid Energy™
- Supports and maintains healthy thyroid function
- A source of minerals zinc, selenium, copper and iodine for the maintenance of good health
- Vegetarian / Vegan
NOW® Thyroid Energy™ is a complete nutritional supplement for the support of a healthy thyroid gland. NOW has combined Iodine and Tyrosine, the two integral constituents necessary for the synthesis of thyroid secretions. The minerals Selenium, Zinc and Copper have been added as cofactors needed for normal thyroid function. In addition, NOW® Thyroid Energy™ contains the Ayurvedic herbal extracts from Guggul (Commiphora wightii) and Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) to complement its nutritional support components.
Adult Dosage: Take 2 capsules twice daily with food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 8 weeks.
Each capsule contains:
Vitamin B6 (from Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 1 mg
Folate (as Folic Acid) 200 mcg
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 30 mcg
Zinc (from L-OptiZinc®: Zinc L-Methionine Complex) 12.5 mg
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine) 25 mcg
Copper 500 mcg
L-Tyrosine 500 mg
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide) 112.5 mcg
Guggul (Commiphora wightii (Gum Resin) 37.5 mg
(Standardized to contain 2.5% Guggulesterones)
Ashwaganda Root (Withania somnifera) 25 mg
(Standardized to min. 2.5% Withanolides)
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Veg capsule (hypromellose, water), Cellulose, Stearic acid (vegetable source), Silica.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are following a low protein diet, or if you are taking dopamine, tetracyclines, antihypertensives, thyroid hormone medication, contraceptives, beta-blockers (e.g. propanolol), or calcium blockers (e.g. Diltiazem), or if you have coagulation disorders, are at risk for bleeding, or are taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications, or if you have hyperthyroidism, Grave’s Disease, a thyroid disorder, or a history of non-melanoma skin cancer. Consumption with alcohol, other drugs or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have a copper storage or metabolism disorder, such as Wilson's disease, a history of systemic lupus erythematosus, or if you or are taking corticosteroids or cyclosporine. Discontinue use if you experience nausea, headache, fatigue, heartburn, joint pain, or if gastrointestinal discomfort, headache, and/or skin rash appear.