Over the last few years there has been increasing interest in treating hypothyroidism with light. Dr Ray Peat has spoken about the beneficial effect of red light for many years. Since the 1990s there have been a number of very successful studies using narrow bands of red or near infrared light to treat hypothyroidism in humans and animals.… More
This article is going to take a look at some data on pulsed low level laser therapy in the treatment of autoimmune hypothyroidism. This study shows two techniques of application, one which affects the autoimmune processes and another which has a stronger effect on thyroid hormones and TSH.
The human data on red and near infrared light treatment of hypothyroidism mostly falls into two categories. The low power output non-pulsed series of studies which I have discussed hereand the pulsed studies with much higher peak power output which I will look at in future.… More