What is Thyroid?
The Thyroid is a small pear-shaped gland situated below neck just behind Adam’s apple. It produces Hormone – Triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxinine (T4). The function of these hormones is to regulate the metabolism of the body. It produces energy which can be used by the whole body. Thus thyroid has an effect on energy levels of the body, blood sugar, circulation, immunity and growth and development of the body.
There can be too much or too little hormones to produce any disorders.
Overproduction of thyroid hormones is known as hyperthyroidism while underproduction is hypothyroidism.
Causes of Thyroid dysfunction:
- Iodine deficiency
- Autoimmune diseases (Hyperthyroidism caused by Grave’s disease and Hypothyroidism caused by Hashimoto’s disease)
- Nodules and benign lumps in the thyroid gland
- Thyroid tumors
- Certain medication, radiation or surgical treatment.
- Genetic disorders
Symptoms of Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism:
Few tips to keep your Thyroid in Check in you are already suffering:
- Take medicines regularly
- Get enough sleep
- Exercise daily for an hour
- Increase water intake
- Avoid gluten-rich foods like Wheat, barley, rye, millets etc.
- Avoid Goitrogens like Cabbage, Cauliflower, broccoli, turnip, kale, Brussels sprouts etc.
- Avoid processed foods like Breakfast Cereals, tinned foods, Cheese, Cakes, and Biscuits etc.
Homeopathic medicines for thyroid disorders:
Constitutional medicine is given to the patient suffering which helps to improve the function of thyroid gland naturally. Homeopathy remedy helps the body to stimulate the thyroid gland to overcome deficiency or excess on its own. Eventually, it also reduces dependency on artificial hormonal supply.
Some of the homeopathic remedies which help improve thyroid are Iodum, Bromium, Thyroidinum, Calcarea Carbonicum etc.
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