All about Hyperthyroid
When the thyroid gland releases excessive amounts of thyroid hormones into the blood stream, you are suffering from hyperthyroid. Hyperthyroid is 10 times more common in women than men. It can cause a woman to have difficulties not only in getting pregnant but also staying pregnant.
Weight loss, Heat intolerance, Increased appetite inspite of eating well, Rapid heartbeat, Frequent stools / diarrhoea, Muscle weakness/ tremors, Restlessness, Anxiety / Nervousness, Difficulty in Sleeping, Thin, Sparse Hair/ Brittle nails/ Hairloss, Breast development in males/ decreased libido, Staring gaze, Swelling or growth in front of the neck, Abnormal menstrual cycles are key symptoms of hyperthyroid.
Healing with Homoeopathy
Homoeopathic treatment aims at treating a hyperthyroid patient as a person having the ailment and not just the disease in isolation. Homoeopathy suggests that illness often develop owing to lowered resistance, or compromised immune function. Homoeopathic medicines add zest to our immune mechanism. In other words, they gently propel the power of our immune system to scour the illness from its roots.
Homoeopathy helps to produce thyroid hormone naturally by stimulating the immune system and helps in better functioning of the thyroid gland.
Homoeopathic remedies work by stimulating the body’s own healing capacity by encouraging the body to reactivate hormone secretions.
Stress causes hormonal disturbances in the body like thyroid problems which is very effectively treated with homeopathy.
Homoeopathy is a mind-body medicine. Homoeopathy treats not only the physical complaints, but also targets the mind and gently restores mind-body equilibrium- thus it treats the patient as a whole.
HRT (hormone replacement therapy) have known side-effects like itching, mild muscle or joint pains, swelling or hairloss. Homeopathy is free from any side-effects.
Homeopathic medicines help to avoid stressful surgical procedures.
Do It Yourself
Have regular check-ups and pay attention to your symptoms. Report changes, if any, to your doctor.
Include broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, rutabagas, spinach, turnips, peaches and pears. They help to curb thyroid production, naturally.
Caffeinated drinks and dairy products should be avoided.
Supplemental vitamin/ mineral combinations, which can also help ease hyperthyroidism, should be taken under supervision.
Try de-stressing techniques. Go for a walk, try deep breathing, yoga, meditation, put on some soothing music as it slows heart rate, lowers blood pressure and even decreases levels of stress hormones. Switch of the T.V. / Mobile/ laptop 1 hour before you sleep as uninterrupted computer usage has been associated with stress, lost sleep and depression.