Hypothyroidism causes, symptoms and Food habits
The thyroid gland is little butterfly-shaped gland in the neck. Hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid or low thyroid is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.
The function of the Thyroid gland. A butterfly-shaped thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone which regulated mood, metabolism, energy levels, body temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure.
Causes of hypothyroidism.
- Inadequate function of the gland itself
- inadequate stimulation by thyroid-stimulating hormone
- inadequate release of thyrotropin-releasing hormone from the brain’s hypothalamus
- Bad fatty acids in food
- Lack of Iodine
- Lack of selenium and Zinc
- Age factor
- Autoimmune disease
- Radiation and Heavy Metal exposure
- High Cortisol from stress,
- Too many carbs,
- Too little fat in the diet.
Symptoms of hypothyroidism
- Weight gain
- Hair loss
- Low body temperature
- Dry skin
- Brittle nails
Things to be done by the patient suffering from hypothyroidism
- Get enough sleep
- Do not stress
- Have a balanced diet
- Eat food which is rich in vitamin D (Vitamin D rich food are like Fatty fish, Tuna, Salmon, Dairy products, Orange juice, Soy milk, cereals, Beef liver, Cheese, Egg yolks etc.)
- Keep away from toxicity in environment
- Walk or workout for half an hour.
Diagnosis: Hypothyroidism can be diagnosed by Blood test, Thyroid antibodies, Thyroid scanning, ultra scanning.
Treatment: There are some medicines to control Hypothyroidism in Homoeopathy but they should be taken by the suggestion of Certified medical practitioner.
In Homeopathy Calcarea carb, Calcarea Phos, Iodine, Thyroidinm, Spongea like medicines are available but this medicine should be given to the patient according to the symptoms especially by the suggestion of Certified medical practitioner.
Food that cure hypothyroidism naturally are coconut oil, Fish, Apple cider vinegar, Ginger tea, Nuts etc.,
In the following video, you can see yoga for cure of thyroid