Thyroid Disease and Treatment


Dear Readers, Today let’s know about Thyroid Disease and Treatment and some steps to follow to get complete thyroid cure. Thyroid disease assumes in different forms, the most frequent being Hypothyroidism, also called as thyrotoxicosis or exophthalmic goitre. Hypothyroidism is a result of withering or atrophy of thyroid gland. The serious condition of the body is Hyperthyroidism, which results from overactivity of the thyroid gland. In some cases thyroid may also lead to thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Disease and Treatment
Thyroid Disease and Treatment

Women are more prone to thyroid disease after middle age. Women who are over worked and do not get sufficient relaxation and rest, they have more risk of this disease. Older women effected by this disease is at the menopause and thereafter, or any physical strain on the body.

Thyroid Symptoms

In Hypothyroidism , the basal metabolism decreases below normal, which results in the patient tends to be slow in his movements. The patient suffers from cold, constipation and puts on weight.

The patients face the problems like dry, scaly, thickened hair, puffiness in the face, slow pulse, stiffness in the joints and vague pain in the back in Hypothyroidism.

Hyperthyroidism patient is usually nervous, sensitive to heat, weak, sweat frequently, over active and often underweight.

Palpitation of the heart and slight tremor in the fingers.

Bulging of the eyes and passing excessive quantity of urine.

Heart becomes over active and risk of enlarge.

The pulse rate is rapid and irregular.

Causes Thyroid

Insufficient production of thyroid hormone leads to Hypothyroidism. Other causes are inborn error of the thyroid gland and some pituitary deficiency.

The overactive gland produces the excess amount of thyroid hormone, which causes Hyperthyroidism.

This raises the body metabolism. Physical and emotional stress also one of the main cause of this disease. Hereditary also may become a  main reason of this disease. The real cause of thyroid disease is wrong feeding habits over a long period of faulty style of living.

Thyroid gland destroys toxic matter generated in the intestine, which results in putrefaction of animal protein material such as fish, meat eggs, cheese and milk. When excessive quantities of these foods are consumed, thyroid glands will be overworked which results in the clogging of the intestinal tract with toxic matter.

The overworking of thyroid gland which further complicated by emotionalism and wrong living habits result in weaken the system.

Thyroid Treatment

Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism or any other condition of thyroid gland only treatment is cleansing of the system, adaption of a rational dietary and rest and relaxation.

Patient should take fruit juices like grape, apple, pineapple and orange after every 2 hours from morning 9 o’clock to night 9 o’clock. The bowels should be cleansed daily with enema hot water.

After juice fast the patients should spend further three days on fruits and milk as three meals with four-hourly intervals. Thereafter patient can take balanced diet such as seeds, grains, nuts, vegetables and fruits.

The patient should take complete rest for two months while treatment. After symptoms subside patient can take physical exercise.

In case of Hyperthyroidism, the patient appetite usually large and the weight decrease cannot be prevented. This is because until the heart beat slows down and the tremors stop, there will be incomplete assimilation of food.

The weight slowly increased once balance is restored. As weight increases, hunger will disappear. A narrow waist compress and later neck compress should be worn for five nights to help the absorption of food.

Some foods and fruits cause harm to thyroid patient such as white flour products, white sugar, fried and greasy foods, flesh foods, condiments, preserves, tea, coffee and alcohol. Thyroid patient should avoid all these foods.

Thyroid patient should never become exhausted, irritate and emotional upset. For complete thyroid cure should follow diet strictly for one year.

Thyroid Diet    

Thyroid diet consist of fresh fruits, vegetables and the starch elements like potatoes and whole wheat products. Protein food such as peas, cheese, lentils, beans and nuts. For sometime there will be extremely nervous complaint but the attacks become of short duration and less severe as the treatment progresses.

Note: If any serious health problem please consult to your doctor immediately. The above tips should be followed Under the guidance of your health-care practitioner.

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