How do you know you have a thyroid problem


What Causes Thyroid Problems? Through the hormones it produces, the thyroid gland influences almost all of the metabolic processes in your body. Thyroid disorders can range from a small, harmless goiter (enlarged gland) that needs no treatment to life-threatening cancer. The most common thyroid problems involve abnormal production of thyroid hormones. Too much thyroid hormone results in a condition known as hyperthyroidism. Insufficient hormone production leads to hypothyroidism. Although the effects can be unpleasant or uncomfortable, most thyroid problems can be managed well if properly diagnosed and treated. The usual treatment for hypothyroidism is thyroid hormone replacement therapy. Treatment is usually [...]

How do you know you have a thyroid problem2019-02-01T10:55:36+00:00

Thyroid Function Test


Ever feel like you are constantly drained out of energy? Eat as normal, but never gain weight? A Thyroid function test could be exactly what you need.   The thyroid is a tiny gland located in the lower-front part of your neck. It helps to regulate many of the body’s processes, such as your bodies metabolism, energy generation and mood to name a few. The difference between Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism? Take note of the very similar wording – Hypo and Hyper. Hypothyroidism – The thyroid gland produces a T3 and T4 hormone and if your gland doesn’t produce enough of these [...]

Thyroid Function Test2018-10-01T09:37:58+00:00

Thyroid Problems and Diet


[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Step 1: Understanding the relationship between thyroid problems and diet The thyroid gland is one gland we cannot do without. We need the trace element iodine to regulate thyroid metabolism. Without iodine the thyroid gland is not able to make thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones stimulate oxygen consumption. This function is also called the calorigenic action which immediately indicates that this hormone increases the use of oxygen in practically all body tissues and helps to burn fuel stores and release energy help to maintain body temperature and prevent us from feeling cold stimulate the heart [...]

Thyroid Problems and Diet2016-05-17T09:26:05+00:00