Tuesday, March 7, 2017

11 Common Symptoms of A Thyroid Problem and How To Treat It Using Natural Ingredients!

The thyroid gland is a small-butterfly shaped gland in the front of our neck. It is tasked with the production of thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood before being carried to every tissue in the body.

Thyroid hormones allows the body to utilize energy, stay warm, as well as keep the brain, heart muscles, and other organs working properly.

When the thyroid is not functioning at an optimal level, it can produce too much or too little thyroid hormone, which can result in various problems, which include weight gain or weight loss, fatigue, and restlessness.

Thyroid Disorders

  • Hypothyroidism – this occurs when the thyroid gland isn’t secreting enough of the thyroid hormone, slowing down various body functions. 
  • Hyperthyroidism – the thyroid gland make excess thyroid hormone, which speeds up the body’s functions, including heart rate and metabolism.
  • Thyroiditis – inflamed thyroid gland due to the body’s immune system’s antibodies, which attacks the thyroid.

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  • Goiter – swelling of the throat as a result of an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland.
  • Thyroid nodules – an abnormal growth of thyroid cells, which form a lump in the thyroid gland.
  • Thyroid cancer – this happens when malignant cells form from the thyroid gland tissues.

The signs and symptoms of a thyroid disorder vary depending on the particular problem, but there are symptoms of a thyroid disorder, which can be found in both men and women:
  • Dry skin
  • Exhaustion
  • Changes in appetite
  • Limb and muscle pain
  • Hypertension
  • Loss of libido
  • Irregular sleep patterns
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Thinning hair
  • Improper regulation of body temperature
  • A strange feeling in the neck or hoarse voice
Thyroid problems are commonly caused by iodine deficiency. If the body doesn’t have enough iodine, it can’t produce enough thyroid hormones. Insufficient selenium has also been associated with hypothyroidism. Selenium contains strong antioxidants, which help to balance the body’s hormones. You can get a good supply of selenium from black walnuts.

It is recommended to see your doctor immediately if you experience any symptoms related to thyroid disorder.

Here’s a natural remedy that can help balance your body’s selenium levels and protect your thyroid.

You will need:
  • 40 black walnuts
  • 1kg of raw honey
  • Mason jar
Preparation:
  1. Wash the walnuts and pat them dry.
  2. Using a knife, make some small cuts on the surface of the walnuts.
  3. Put your walnuts in a jar before adding the honey.
  4. Leave the jar in a place with enough sunlight and leave the jar open.
  5. Leave it for 40 days.
  6. Strain and store the liquid in a glass bottle.
  7. Take 1 teaspoon of the mixture every morning before breakfast.