Consider a Thyroid self test
Calcium is more easily assimilated if you have a functioning Thyroid. You can have a Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Test, performed by your physician, and you can do a couple of home test on your own. Shake your thermometer down upon retiring for the night. In the morning before any activity, place the thermometer under your arm for ten minutes. You should anticipate a temperature of ninety-seven point eight or higher. Next, place on your abdomen, a small area, the size of a half dollar, tincture of iodine. If the iodine continues to be visible after eighteen hours, your thyroid is functioning. If your thyroid has been removed, you might want to consider oxbile for digestion. The endocrine system requires a delicate balance of hormones, so keep your system balanced.