Hypothyroidism

Silent Thyroiditis – Things You Must Know About It!

By Dr. Sankar Nath Jha, Endocrinology Silent thyroiditis is a condition which is characterized by inflammation in the thyroid gland, which leads to either high or low levels of thyroid hormones in the body. The thyroid gland is present in the neck, the role of which is to produce hormones which regulate…

Thyroid Gland Disorder – What Causes It?

By Dr. Vishal Garg , Endocrinology The thyroid gland is a small gland responsible for the production of hormones which regulate the metabolic rate in our body. Overproduction of hormones by this organ causes hyperthyroidism. Inadequate functioning of this gland causes hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is a result of an over-active thyroid gland. Studies show…

Yes! Staying Hydrated Can Help Abdominal Spasm

By Dr. Tarun Jhamb,General Physician Abdominal spasms occur when the muscles in the abdominal area become stiff and cause pain. This occurs when the muscles are strained; however dehydration, fatigue and drug abuse can also be possible causes. Abdominal spasms can also result from complications in the colon or the intestine.…

Signs That Mean You Should Get Checked For Thyroid!

By Dr. Yashoda Hospitals,  Thyroid diseases are the ones where there is an abnormal flow of the thyroid hormone from the thyroid gland. The impaired flow can affect you in four different ways; one is hyperthyroidism (when there is an over secretion of the thyroid hormone), the second one is hypothyroidism…

Thyroid Problems – Homeopathic Treatment For It!

By Dr. Aihms Homoeopathy Multispeciality Clinics,  The thyroid gland is one of the most important ductless glands of the body which is responsible for secretion of hormones which in turn regulates some of the more important functions of the various internal organs. What do thyroid glands regulate? Some of the functions…

Thyroid Surgery – Know Everything About It!!

By Dr. Padmanabh R Bhat, General Surgery, The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly shaped gland located just below the larynx. This gland is responsible for the secretion of hormones and plays a large role in regulating the body’s metabolism and internal temperature. Sometimes, in case of cancerous nodules, hyperthyroidism etc. a doctor may…

Hypothyroidism – Top Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

By Dr. Priya Barai, Ayurveda, Ayurveda is one of the oldest healing approaches and is commonly used all over the world. It was developed in India thousands of years ago. It is based on the idea that health and well-being are dependent on the fine balance which is maintained among your body,…

Thyroid During Pregnancy – What To Know

By Dr. Pooja Choudhary, Gynaecology, During pregnancy, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism become very common. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that is situated in the anterior portion of the neck. Its function is to produce hormones that regulate the body’s metabolism, weight, temperature of the body and the nervous system. If you…

Thyroid Disorder – Role Of Homeopathy In Treating It!

By Dr. Prashant K Vaidya, Homeopathy, Thyroid diseases pertain to diseases of the thyroid gland, which are sizeable, ductless glands present at the back of the neck. These glands secrete hormones which regulate the rate of metabolism, thus subsequently affecting rate of growth and development in a person. The prevalence of thyroid…

Hypothyroidism – Top Ayurvedic Remedies To Treat It!

By Dr. Kalpana Erande, Ayurveda, Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder occurring when the thyroid becomes damaged or inflamed, making it unable to produce enough of the hormone thyroxine. Hypothyroidism is more common in the elderly and mostly common in women than men. The chances of developing hypothyroidism increases as you…