Symptoms, Causes And Home Remedies For Thyroid Problems

Thyroid disease is a very commonly found problem which occurs due to over or under function of
thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is present in our neck area and plays a very important role in the
regular function of our body. It controls the production of thyroid hormone which is responsible for body's metabolism, heart condition, cholesterol, fertility, protein synthesis, bone strength and the list goes on.

Normally, in the beginning, it is hard to find that thyroid gland is not functioning properly and by the time symptoms become visible, it's too late to control naturally. So it is always good to know the symptoms and causes of this kind of silent problems.

Causes:  Here's the list of some common problems that cause dysfunction of the thyroid gland.

  1. Certain Prescribed Medicines or Supplements can affect the normal functioning of the thyroid gland.
  2. Excess or Deficiency of Iodine in your diet can also be the cause of the thyroid problem
  3. Certain Therapies or Treatment for acne, lymph nodes, thymus gland etc. can also affect the function of the thyroid gland
  4. Genetic Issue, if someone in your family has it already, you might have chances of having the thyroid problem.
  5. Excess Consumption of Soy Products or the packaged item that has soy lecithin or soy in them can also cause dysfunctioning of the thyroid gland
  6. Pregnancy can disturb the normal function of the thyroid gland as we all know that during pregnancy the whole body of a woman goes through lots of hormones change.
  7. Stress is another major cause of any hormonal dysfunction in a body.
  8. Menopause can also play a major role in hormone problem in women.
  9. Pituitary Gland can also affect the normal functioning of the thyroid gland.
  10. Autoimmune Disease like graves disease is another cause of overproduction of thyroid hormone.
Symptoms of The Thyroid Problem:
  1. Fatigue
  2. Sleepy All The Time
  3. High Blood Pressure
  4. Constant Constipation
  5. Dry Skin
  6. Sudden Excess Weight Gain or Sudden Excess Weight Loss
  7. Depression, Mood Swings, And Anxiety
  8. Memory Loss, Confusion, Lack of Concentration
  9. Hair Fall
  10. Irregular Periods
  11. Infertility
  12. Cold Hands And Feet At Normal Temperature
  13. Neck Swelling
  14. Snoring or Hoarse Voice
  15. Muscles or Joint Pain
  16. Low Sex Drive
"Food To Avoid" To Control Thyroid Naturally:

  1. Spicy Food
  2. Oily food
  3. Excess salt
  4. Sugar
  5. Soury Food
  6. Rice
  7. Bleached Processed Flour
  8. Caffeine
  9. Alcohol and Drugs
  10. Dairy
  11. Meat
  12. Table salt

Home Remedies:

  1. Black Pepper: Crush 5-7 black pepper in morning and eat it for 15 days regularly.

  2. Cinnamon Powder: Take 25 gms of organic cinnamon powder, mix it with the pinch of onion juice and take this regularly empty stomach for 3 weeks and you shall see the results.

  3. Green Tea: For hyperthyroidism, drink 4 cups of pure organic green tea regularly and in 6 months, the condition can be reversed with proper healthy diet.

  4. Make a paste of Organic Coriander and add 1 tbsp in a glass of water and drink it every day.

  5. Hot-Cold Treatment To The Neck:  Put hot water in a hot water bottle and cold water in a bowl. Now give hot and cold therapy to your neck by applying hot water bottle for every 3 minutes and then towel dipped in cold water for 1 minute and keep repeating this for 16 minutes.
  • 3 minutes hot water bottle------- 1-minute cold water towel on neck
  • 3 minutes hot water bottle------- 1-minute cold water towel on neck
  • 3 minutes hot water bottle------- 1-minute cold water towel on neck
  • 3 minutes hot water bottle------- 1-minute cold water towel on neck
      6. Start doing yoga, meditation, and exercise for stress relief and hormone balance.

If the thyroid is giving serious problem, consult a doctor and start taking medicine as soon as possible but if it has just started and you are not dealing with serious symptoms, try these above natural remedies. Natural remedies are always the best and the safest.


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