Benefits of Homoeopathic Medicines for Thyroid Diseases over Conventional Treatment

Benefits of Homoeopathic Medicines for Thyroid Diseases over Conventional Treatment

Thyroid diseases could seem very simple to be treated but are actually not. Your treating doctor should be aware about other diseases you suffer from or if you are on any other medications before starting the thyroid medicine through conventional mode of treatment. Thyroid medicines are known to interfere with conventional medicines taken for other diseases and are also known to trigger certain diseases.

Hairloss: There are many medicines known to cause Hair loss and Thyroid medicine is one of them.

  • Acne medications containing vitamin A (retinoids)
  • Antibiotics and antifungal drugs
  • Antidepressants
  • Birth control pills
  • Anticlotting drugs
  • Cholesterol-lowering drugs
  • Drugs that suppress the immune system
  • Drugs that treat breast cancer
  • Epilepsy drugs (anticonvulsants)
  • High blood pressure medications (anti-hypertensive), such as beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, and diuretics
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Mood stabilizers
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Parkinson’s disease drugs
  • Steroids
  • Thyroid medications
  • Weight loss drugs

Hence where introduction of a conventional medicine could get your thyroid to normal functioning and temporarily hairloss would be in control; this could over a period of time it could also be a cause of increased hair loss

Diabetes: Thyroid medicines could cause the blood sugar to increase. Glucose intolerance could change and diabetes may worsen. Persons suffering from diabetes should monitor their blood sugar levels closely and talk to the treating doctor when they encounter abnormal rise in blood sugars inspite of taking recommended dosage of medicine. Vice-Versa conventional medicines could even reduce the absorption of thyroid medicine.

Heart disease: Conventional medicine for thyroid diseases may cause the heart to work harder than it has been used to. Hence people with unstable angina or other heart diseases should discuss with their doctor before staring the thyroid medicine. special monitoring may be required in special cases as this medicine could reduce the effectiveness of the medicine.

Breast Feeding: A nursing woman on conventional thyroid medicine could have small amounts of thyroid hormones pass in breast milk. Inform your doctor if you are breast feeding while using this medication.

Benefits of Homoeopathic Medicines for Thyroid Diseases

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.

Homeopathy is free from any side-effects.

Stress causes hormonal disturbances in the body like thyroid problems s and 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.

If a patient is taking conventional medicine for hypothyroid, they can continue taking the medicine with homoeopathic medicine.

Homoeopathic medication does not interfere with the absorption of conventional medicine and does not reduce its efficacy.

Slowly and steadily when the thyroid hormones come to normalcy the conventional medicine can be tapered off and the person can continue with homoeopathy to avoid recurrence.

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