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All the Facts About Thyroid Problems – Symptoms, Signs, Causes and Remedies

The thyroid is an endocrine gland in the neck and it makes 2 hormones in the blood; triiodothyronine T3 and T4 or thyroxine. These are for energy and growth but also metabolism.

These disorders are common these days. 1 from 20 people has some thyroid issues at some point. But these problems are more common in women, but also teenagers, men and kids sometimes.

All the Facts About Thyroid Problems – Symptoms, Signs, Causes and Remedies

The thyroid disorder types
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
Both are due to hormonal imbalance and when the thyroid makes excess or not enough hormones, you get either of the two issues.

The hyperthyroidism is most common and this means too much hormone making. Common signs are anxiety, nervousness, irritation, rapid heart, weight loss, diarrhea, heat sensitivity, sleep problems.

Hypothyroidism means lack of hormones and signs are dry skin, fatigue, weight gain, cramps, focus problems, excess tissue fluid, thinning of hair, cold sensitivity.

Now the thyroid at this point works hard and makes lump in the throat. Also it is a sign of iodine deficit or goiter.

The main culprits for this problem:
  • Toxins overload
  • Stress
  • Iodine deficit
  • Metal buildup
The hyperthyroidism can be caused even by Graves’ sickness, toxic adenomas and thyroiditis.

The hypothyroidism is caused by lithium and iodine excess, thyroid removal and Hashimoto’s disease.


How to treat or prevent these disorders:

Manage stress
Stress makes adrenal fatigue and thus you get this issue. Relax with meditation, breathing workouts, yoga, walk in nature. This lowers tension and makes you calmer.

Healthy food
Food has a big role here. Lower intake of flours, sugars, processed food, eat more iodine, omega 3 fats and selenium, zinc…

Detox
Use heat therapy or sauna sessions to remove toxins and detox.

Workout
Workout regularly and have healthy hormone balance.

Good supplements
Аlways before this talk to a doctor and consider natural supplements too.

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy
For this again talk to a doctor first.

Prevent the causes
revent any issues of this kind so manage stress, have healthy diet, remove allergies, cleanse from toxins, reduce gluten intake and dairy too.