Thyroid Facts, Symptom &Treatment !
It is small, butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck.
The conditions which affect the thyroid gland are known as Thyroid disorders. Gland in the neck helps in controlling of the body’s important metabolic processes, such as blood pressure, heart rate, weight and body temperature.
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) which is made by the pituitary gland regulate the production of thyroid hormones.It ensures that enough thy. hormones are made to maintain the proper level of thy. hormones in the body.
Different condition of Thyroid and its problems.
*Cancer is when some of the thy. cells become cancerous. cancer can cure by partially or fully removing the thyroid gland.
Hypothyroidism affects women more frequently than men.
Because Thyroid gland plays an important role in controlling different body functions but when it not functioning well, serious health problems are introduce. If you think you have thy. problem first consult your doctor.
- TS4 and TS3 are two thyroid hormones which are by thy. gland.
- Fatigue, cold intolerance, and joint and muscle pain are symptoms of hypo-thy-ism.
Multiple organ systems are affected by thy. hormones that’s why there is wide range of Symptoms.
Triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4) are two thy. hormones which by thy. These regulate metabolism processes in body and also affect the functions below.
- Body Temperature
- Muscle Strength
- Brain Development
- Weight gain
- Cholesterol levels
- Menstrual Cycle
- Heart and Nervous Systems Functions
- Skin Dryness
- Joint and Muscle pain
Iodine and nutrition
Iodine is an essential mineral. The deficiency of iodine is one of the most common cause of abnormal enlargement of gland and goiter development. It is important to maintain adequate iodine intake for most people but those who has autoimmune disease are particularly sensitive to the iodine effects which mean that it can trigger or worsen hypo-thy-ism.
The person who are sensitive to the effect of iodine has to consult their doctor for their diet.
In pregnancy, The requirement of iodine is increase. To maintain required level of iodine use iodized salt in diet and taking prenatal vitamins.
To refill the levels of T4 hormone, Doctor usually prescribe synthetic thyroxine, a medicine or remedy which is identical to T4 hormone. Doctors has to monitor patient’s blood regularly to determine the dosage of Synthetic T4.
Usually doctors carry out a physical examination and send it to Laboratory for analysis. Thyroid-stimulating hormone(TSH) test is the most common blood test which detect the amount of thy-stimulating hormone(TSH) in the blood.
In the report of thy.-stimulating hormone(TSH) test is (TSH) reading is below normal then the patient may have hypet-thy-ism and If the reading is above normal then patient may have hypo-thy-ism.