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What are Thyroid Disorders?

Thyroid disorder is the dysfunctioning or abnormal functioning of butterfly shaped gland thyroid gland located in our neck. Thyroid gland plays crucial role in regulating body’s metabolic process. Thyroid gland and its functions are controlled by thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). TSH is produced by pituitary gland in the brain. Abnormal level of TSH causes thyroid disorders. Under functioning and over functioning of thyroid gland is referred as thyroid disorder. Thyroid produces two important hormones called thyroid hormones which are controlled by two glands in the brain named hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. Thyroid disorder leads to abnormal production of these two hormones called thyroxin (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).

There are several different types of thyroid disorders like

  • Goiter- enlargement of thyroid gland
  • Hyperthyroidism– excess production of thyroid hormones by thyroid gland
  • Hypothyroidism– low production of thyroid hormones
  • Thyroiditis or Acute infectious thyroiditis (AIT)– swelling of the thyroid gland due to bacterial infection
  • Thyroid nodules (lumps in thyroid gland)
  • Thyroid cancer

What are the Causes and Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders?

Causes :
Abnormal TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) levels in the body causes thyroid disorders. Thyroid gland itself causes thyroid disorders in few cases. Other causes which leads to thyroid disorders are

  • Iodine deficiency
  • Genetics / hereditary
  • Graves disease
  • Toxic adenomas
  • Lithium
  • Hashimotos thyroiditis
  • Pituitary gland malfunction

Symptoms :
Common symptoms of thyroid disorders include

  • Enlarged thyroid gland
  • Nervousness
  • Lack of concentration
  • Abnormal menstrual problems
  • Increased heart beat
  • Feeling bloated
  • Weight gain
  • Body ache
  • Feeling cold
  • Heat intolerance
  • Dysphagia or difficulty in swallowing
  • Infertility
  • Weakness and sweating
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Abnormal appetite

How Homeopathy controls Thyroid Disorders ?

Homeopathy treatment for thyroid is the superior and holistic way of treatment. Homeopathy remedies for thyroid work by regulating thyroid gland functioning. Homeopathy remedies for thyroid are safe and have no side effects as they are made of natural substances extracted from plants, minerals and other natural based. Homeopathy for thyroid problems not just focus on thyroid but also treats the root cause of the problem. Homeopathy treatment for thyroid also helps individuals by maintaining healthy weight, improving immunity and over all wellbeing. Homeopathy remedies for thyroid problems are prescribed by a professional homeopath depending on the symptoms, individualization, family history and past history of the individual. Homeopathy treatment for thyroid in long run efficiently treats different types of thyroid problems by controlling its causes and symptoms.

Homeopathy Tips to prevent Thyroid Problems :

A professional homeopath along with treatment for thyroid also prescribes some thyroid dysfunction prevention tips to control thyroid disorders. Thyroid problems homeopathy tips assist both individuals who are suffering from thyroid and homeopathy doctors in treating the thyroid disorders. Homeopathy tips for thyroid problems include dietary changes, physical exercises and other remedies. They help to overcome thyroid disorders by controlling excess weight of the individuals and by regularising body’s metabolism and production of thyroid hormones.

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