Could low selenium be contributing to your low body temperature?
Is low selenium keeping you from a normal body temperature?
A recent study was performed on 70 women with autoimmune thyroiditis (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis) which causes elevated TPO antibodies. 36 patients were each given 200 mcg / day of selenium for 3 months and T4 to keep their TSH levels normal. Then, tests showed that the TPO antibodies had dropped 40% in the patients that had taken the selenium, while the TPO antibodies increased by 10% in the 34 patients who had not.
Furthermore, 9 of the