Thyroid Diet – Do’s

Hello… friends… So now for thyroid patients What to eat is mentioned in this post… What to EAT : Thyroid patients must contain following 3 things in their regular diet. 1. Salad – Salad mainly made from cucumber, onion, carrots & sprouts. (sprouts – boiled for 5 minutes ) 2. Boiled Vegetables – In this mainly eat boiled potatoes, sweet potatoes, cluster beans, drumsticks like food. This will add up good nutrition for patients. 3. In main meal regularly eat brown rice with different types of dals. Cooking oil – use coconut oil ( most preferred ) Other requirements in … Continue reading Thyroid Diet – Do’s

Thyroid Diet – Don’t s.

#thyroiddiet #whattoavoid. As I am posting thyroid series… here I am with natural cure of thyroid especially hypothyroidism along with weight loss. I will give you information about what you should eat & what you must avoid to cure your thyroid naturally. What to Avoid : Sugar – Sugar has zero nutrition value. It slows down your metabolism which results in weight gain. Gluten – Gluten is the ingredient which is used in the making of pav, bread, pizza base, burgers i.e. products made up of all purpose flour (maida). Avoid these products in diet because it reduces effectiveness of … Continue reading Thyroid Diet – Don’t s.

Thyroid Diseases in brief….part 3 

# Thyroiditis So lastly remains Thyroiditis from the thyroid diseases… Thyroiditis is a term indicating presence of thyroid inflammation. Causes :  Autoimmune thyroiditis Postpartum – painless thyroiditis Acute infectious thyroiditis Post irradiation Sarcoidosis Riedel’s thyroiditis Acute thyroiditis Clinical features :  local pain , tenderness Painfull swallowing / difficulty in swallowing  Postpartum thyroiditis – painless lymphocytic thyroiditis occurs in upto 10% of women, postpartum. Riedel’s thyroiditis – rare , occurs primarily in middle aged women. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – An autoimmune disorder which typically affects middle-aged & elderly women. Feel free to ask if you don’t understand medical terms.  ☺ Stay healthy, … Continue reading Thyroid Diseases in brief….part 3 

Thyroid Diseases in brief…. part 2.

#Hypothyroidism #myxoedema Hi friends,  I have acknowledge you all about Hyperthyroidism in my last post… Now in this I am going to share about Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a clinical condition results from reduced production of thyroid hormone. When Hypothyroidism is of severe stage & long standing,  it is seen as myxoedema which is characterised by deposition of hyaluronic acid and mucopolysaccharides causing swelling of skin and of subcutaneous tissues.     Face in picture represents Myxoedema.   Causes of Hypothyroidism / Myxoedema :  Primary Hypothyroidism Acquired Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Iodine deficiency Drug induced Goitrogens in foodstuffs Cytokines Congenital Defect in iodine … Continue reading Thyroid Diseases in brief…. part 2.

Thyroid Diseases in brief…. part 1. 

#Hyperthyroidism #Grave’sdisease  Thyroid Diseases mainly consist : 1. Hyperthyroidism 2. Hypothyroidism 3. Thyroiditis Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is the syndrome resulting from excess of thyroid hormones. The term Hyperthyroidism indicates thyroid gland overactivity resulting in thyrotoxicosis, but thyrotoxicosis can occur without hyperthyroidism when stored hormone is released from a damaged thyroid or when excess thyroid hormone is taken. Common Causes of thyrotoxicosis –  1. Grave’s disease – Autoimmune disorder in which thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin  (TSI) binds to & stimulate thyroid stimulating hormone  (TSH) receptor on thyroid cell membrane resulting in excessive synthesis and secretion of thyroid hormone. 2. Toxic adenoma – monoclonal … Continue reading Thyroid Diseases in brief…. part 1.