Thyroiditis is the medical term for inflammation (swelling) of the thyroid gland, which can either cause abnormally low or high levels of thyroid hormones in the blood..
Thyroiditis Symptoms – Enlargement of the thyroid gland, causing pain in the front of the neck. Thyroiditis Causes – Viral infection of the upper respiratory tract, such as mumps and influenza.
Thyroiditis Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Nutrients rich in iodine, selenium, zinc, magnesium and vitamin A are all responsible for the body’s ability to manufacture thyroid hormones.
, Selenium can be found in Brazil nuts, cod and mustard seeds
, Pumpkin and sesame seeds are good sources of both magnesium
Thyroiditis Prevention – Stop smoking, Reduce stress, Exercise daily and maintain fit conditions, Avoid drinking fluoridated water.
Hyperthyroidism Prevention – Stop smoking, Reduce stress, Exercise daily and maintain fit conditions, Drink filtered water.
Hyperthyroidism Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Goitrogenic foods include cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts; dark green leafy vegetables like spinach; and root vegetables like turnips and rutabagas interferes with our body use of iodine and thus reduces the impact of hyperthyroidism. Zinc levels get depleted during hyperthyroidism and hence foods rich in zinc like brown rice, whole grain cereals, millet, seeds and nuts are to be taken. Consume calcium rich foods which include dairy products such as milk, yogurt, and cheese,
Hyperthyroidism Symptoms – Weight loss , Frequent sweating, Enlarged thyroid gland, Hair loss, Sleep disturbances. Hyperthyroidism Causes – Excessive iodine, stress, other infections.
Thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland which rests at the base of the neck above the collarbone. Its function is to control body’s metabolism by releasing two harmones THYROXINE (T4) and TRIIDOTHYRONINE (T3).
, If your thyroid is too active, it makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs. That condition is called hyperthyroidism.
, Women are more likely than men to develop thyroid disorders