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Thyroid Disorder: Signs And Treatment

Located above the Adam's apple, the thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone, that helps regulate body's metabolism, temperature, and heartbeat. Things can start to go wrong when your thyroid is either underactive or overactive. Signs you need to watch out for include - an unexplained weight loss or weight gain, sweating profusely or cold extremities, irregular periods.

Top 10 Natural Treatments For Hypothyroidism That Really Work

Eat a balanced diet that is rich in antioxidants. Pack in vit. C from citrus fruits, zinc from pumpkin seeds, omega 3 fats from nuts, and iodine from seaweed or kelp. Remedy sluggish metabolism by adding coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, and ginger to your diet. Work out in the sun for vit. D and beat stress with yoga, meditation, and relaxation therapy. You can also try Ayurvedic remedies like ashwagandha, guggul, and brahmi.

Cancer-Related Fatigue: Signs And Causes Which Are Not Normal

Often confused with tiredness, fatigue could be a sign of a serious health issue. Often a good night’s sleep solves your issue, and if...

6 Hormones You Need To Reset To Lose Fat Faster

If you're gaining fat despite all measures, check whether your body has low levels of thyroid hormones. This can slow down your overall metabolism. Also check if you have too much insulin or an imbalance in estrogen and testosterone levels. This could make you store glucose as fat. Plus, high cortisol or leptin levels can make you overeat. Avoid refined foods and exercise well to use up glucose better.

Hypothyroidism Diet: Foods For Underactive Thyroid

Symptoms of hypothyroidism are Depression, Weight gain, Memory fog, high BP, high blood cholesterol, pain, stiffness in joints etc. It's managed by proper diet. Iodine and selenium rich foods are essential. Eat Meat, iodized salt, dairy products, brown rice, certain veggies and fruits etc. Avoid broccoli, glutenous food, coffee, alcohol etc. Medications with diet keep the condition in check.

Signs, Causes, And Ways To Combat Fatigue

Do you feel drained and exhausted, often, even after a good rest? Don't brush it off, it could be a sign of fatigue. A feeling...

Excellent Benefits Of Ashwagandha For Thyroid Problems

Ashwagandha has been found to selectively increase the production of T4 hormone and simultaneously reduce cell damage caused by free radicals. While this is especially beneficial for hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid), it might have a regulating effect on hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) as well. Combining ashwagandha with extracts of other plants such as guggulu is considered most effective.

Excess Androgen Is Not The Only Reason You Have PCOS

There are 2 causes other than insulin resistance and excess androgen that is responsible for irregular ovulation and lower estradiol and progesterone levels in 40% women with PCOS. The first is elevated prolactin levels due to stress, pregnancy, or pituitary tumors. The second is an ineffective thyroid gland that disrupts the functioning of all body cells, including ovarian cells.

Reasons Your Treatment For Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis And Hypothyroidism Isn’t Working

Hypothyroidism is caused by a deficiency in T3 hormone. Usually this leads to high TSH levels, which is often the sole basis for diagnosis. However, TSH can be normal despite low T3. The standard treatment - T4 hormone supplements - will not work for those whose cells have trouble converting T4 to T3. Such patients tend to get misdiagnosed and treated for fatigue, depression, obesity, etc. without success.

Essential Diet Tips To Maintain Thyroid Health

Thyroid can be managed with a balanced diet. Include veggies like tomato, pumpkin, peas, cucumber, carrots, celery and fruits like mangoes, oranges, pomegranates, guavas, cherries, apricots, apples, kiwis. Include iodine-rich foods like navy beans, eggs, milk, fishes. Limit consumption of soy, kale, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower. Cut down on fats, sugary foods, processed foods and alcohol.
Hypothyroid And Its Treatment [Eastern Medicine]

Hypothyroid And Its Treatment [Eastern Medicine]

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), 12–18% of the American population is hypothyroid, with women being 5–8 times more likely to be hypothyroid...
Is Hypothyrodism Creating an Unhealthy Hormonal Chaos in Your Body?

Is Hypothyrodism Creating an Unhealthy Hormonal Chaos in Your Body?

What is Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism happens when your thyroid gland, at the front of your neck, doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone (underactive thyroid). There are several...

Expert Interview with Lee Dennis, ND: How to Care for Your Thyroid?

Dr. Lee Dennis is a licensed Naturopathic physician in the state of Oregon and an associate Naturopathic physician at Namaste Natural Healing Center in...
Concept & Management of Thyroid Disorder in Ayurveda

Concept & Ayurvedic Treatment for Thyroid Problems

Thyroid diseases in Ayurveda can be identified as either a local swelling at thyroid gland called as galaganda or as the systemic presentation of...