Thyroid disease – Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism:
Thyroid is one of the most crucial gland in the human body. It works under the supervision of the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is located in the brain and releases TSH ( Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), which controls the functionality of the thyroid gland. If the production of the TSH hormone varies, it shows the effect on the functionality of the thyroid gland. It causes Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism or Greaves disease. It controls the heartbeat and burning of calories. The thyroid gland release triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4) hormones. These hormones control the metabolism of the body.
Hypothyroidism ( Underactive thyroid disease):
Hypothyroidism is also called as an underactive thyroid disease. It is the state that the thyroid gland is unable to produce sufficient amount of thyroid hormone. If this gland fails to produce sufficient hormone count, hypothyroidism occurs.
Causes of Hypothyroidism:
- Iodine deficiency in the body causes hypothyroidism
- Over consumption of soy food
- Powerful medicine for some diseases
- Radiation therapy for throat cancer
- Stress also one of the factors of hypothyroidism
- High stress life events
- Smoking too much also leads to cancer
Symptoms of Hypothyroidism:
- Swelling around the neck,eyes and swelling of face
- A lower heart beat
- Intolerance of heat
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Rapid weight loss
- Low blood pleasure
Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid disease):
Hyperthyroidism is also called as overactive hypothyroidism. Due to over release of TSH hormones, it shows an effect on the release of thyroid hormones. If T3 and T4 hormones are released in high amount, it shows an effect on the metabolism of the body.
Causes of Hyperthyroidism:
This disease also called as Grave’s disease. This disease occurs due to over production of T3 and T4 hormones. Over production of this hormone shows impact on the metabolism of the body.
Causes of Hyperthyroidism:
- Excessive intake of iodine causes hyperthyroidism.
- Excessive production of TSH hormone causes this disease
- Feeling too much stress is also one of the reasons
Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism:
- Feeling nervous
- Feeling muscle weakness
- Getting too much sweat
- Feeling hotter than the surroundings
- Getting more bowel movement than usual
- Sudden hair fall
Treatment for Thyroid problems:
There are many modern medicines are available now a days, but this medicine shows side effects. Rather than modern medicine it is suggested to go for natural medicine. Homeopathic treatment is safe, natural and easy to maintain. Many experienced and professors advise to go for natural medicine, since it has no side effects.