Hypothyroidism


Disease Description


Hypothyroidism may be caused by problems within the thyroid gland that causes insufficient circulation of the thyroid hormone. symptoms show a decrease in metabolism, with the slowing of mental and physical activity. Patients may experience a variety of differing symptoms such as sensitivity to cold, dryness of the skin, constipation, anorexia, anginal pain, anemia and disordered menstrual function.

Cause


The prime cause of Hypothyroidism is the deficiency of iodine. In many cases, this disease is caused by pituitary or hypothalamic disease or certain medications.

Symptoms


1. menstrual problems 2. High level lethargy 3. coldness in the hands or feet 4. Frequent constipation 5. frequent headache 5. Dry skin 6. obesity 7. hypertension

Treatment


AYURVEDIC VIEW:- Ayurvedic treatment involves clearing these channels in order to balance body energies and restore the circulation of thyroxin. herbal preparations are administered to increase the digestive fire at a ceelular level, restoring proper metabolism.

Diet & Life Style


1. Take adequate quantities of milk in your diet. 2. Increase intake of rice, barley, bengal gram, moong dal and cucumber. 3. coconut oil helps in improving body metabolism in thyroid patients. 4. avoid heavy and sour foods.


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Dr. Akhilesh Shrivastava
B.A.M.S. ,M.D.(Ayu)