Thyroid Problem

Position of thyroid gland and its anatomy:-

This gland is situated, anteriorly within the lower neck, extending from the extent of the fifth neck bone right down to the primary dorsal vertebra...

It is a U shape or Butterfly shape and is made by 2 elongated lateral lobes with superior and inferior poles connected by a median isthmus, with a mean height of 12-15 mm, overlying the second to fourth tracheal rings....


Function

It has many functions in our body...

It helps in metabolism in our body

Two hormones of thyroid helps to manage hormone Dopamine and Adrenaline, these regulate the physical conditions like emotions, fear, excitements etc.

It helps in breakdown the protein and convert to carbohydrates and vitamins. so if any problem during this gland can lead uncontrollable weight gain.

TSH [thyroid stimulation hormone] secreted from pituitary and helps in produce T3 and T4. Because gland can't produce these hormones by own. So any problem in pituitary can make problem in thyroid.


Some problem in thyroid gland

Hyperthyroidism

It is the condition when thyroid produce excessive hormone..

Symptoms:

Body goes to thin, trembling of hands, Fine trembling of tongue, easily excitement. Forgetfulness.

Hypothyroidism

It is the condition when thyroid produce less hormone as per daily requirement.

Symptoms:

Overweight, Excessive perspiration [sweating], irascibility, low diet intake but gaining weight day by day. Just in case of female, reproductive issues or difficulties in reproduction. Just in case of male, may arise Impotency etc...

Many more conditions can arise with functioning thyroid … Like

THYROIDITIS, GOITER, GRAVES DISEASE, THYROID CANCER, THYROID STORM, THYROID NODULES …

It will be discussed later in another topic...

 

More symptoms:-

Muscular pain

Fatigue

Swollen of eye lids

Depression

Decreased pulse or Increased pulse

Hair loss

Dry skin

Memory loss

Decreased concentration

Constipation

Hoarse voice

Increase blood glucose level etc..

 

What should we do??

Diet:: Should be rich in Iodine. Take many green vegetables.

Medicines:

Hyperthyroidism

Iodum 200 CH, 2 times / day.

With palpitations: Crataegus Q, 5 drops 2 times each day.

 

Hypothyroidism

Start with a dose of Camphor 200CH to eliminate effects of previous medications.

Bromine 6 CH, 4 gr. 2 times / day (also in autoimmune hypothyroidism).

Lycopodium 30 CH 4 gr. 2 times / day or Lycopodium 200 CH.


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