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Ayurvedic Treatment for Thyroid

In India, more than 42 million people suffer from the thyroid

What is the thyroid?

Thyroid gland is located in place of vishudh chakra, also recognized as the endocrine gland. Thyroid disorder is a condition that affects the thyroid gland. It’s like a butterfly, with two wide arms, spread out on the side of your throat in the center. Almost all functions of body is controlled by thyroid gland That’s called king gland

Ayurveda and thyroid

In Ayurveda, the thyroid is near the chakra of purification (in the part of the throat) and, it is produced by pitta and Kapha dosha. Thyroid hormones are compared to agni in our body according to Ayurveda and, its purpose is to stimulate mental and somatic growth, secretion of hormones, balance metabolism, and control of human functions. The thyroid responds quickly to stimulation and stress and is a very painful gland. Ayurveda says Diet and lifestyle management are very important to our metabolism to prevent the disease from progressing. These ayurvedic treatments help in the proper flow of hormones, while at the same time developing proper intake of nutrients. Pranayama and yoga create peace and relaxation, while herbal remedies reduce stress and provide control, which makes thyroid dysfunction. Ayurvedic treatments will boost the immune system and open up the body vessels that control healthy metabolism.The thyroid plays an important role in regulating various metabolic methods in the body. Different types of thyroid diseases affect their structure or function. Metabolism is the method where the food we take in our body is converted into energy. This energy is correctly used during the function of your body. The thyroid monitors, its metabolism over certain hormones like TSH, T3 (triiodothyronine contains three iodine atoms), T4 (thyroxine contains four iodine atoms) these 3 hormone are secreted by thyroid gland These are hormones created by the thyroid and, they show the body cells how much energy to use. If your thyroid is working properly, it will keep the right quantity of hormones to keep your metabolism operating at the right time.
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Grave’s disease
  • Goiter
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroiditis
The thyroid gland is the king gland of all endocrine systems, it controls almost all glands in the body, so if its functions are disturbed whole body functions get disturbed. Hypothyroidism is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.
Commonly hypothyroidism is seen in Modern Life. Common Symptoms of Hypothyroidism are:
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Intolerance to cold
  • Cramps frequent and muscle aches
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
  • Poor appetite
  • Goiter
Ayurvedic Management of thyroid disorders is much effective and preventive as compared to modern treatment.
  • Ayurvedic medicines
  • Panchakarma procedures like- Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya, Shirodhara
  • Diet management
  • Yoga
  • Are done in Pradnya Ayurveda Multispeciality Hospital