Medical treatments thyroid

Even a minor malfunction in the thyroid gland leads to changes in hormonal levels, and as a consequence to various diseases. Unfortunately, almost all of the diseases associated with this gland, in the early stages of developing asymptomatic, without causing the person discomfort. Therefore, it does not go to the doctor as long as the thyroid gland will not begin to significantly increase in size. And at this stage to cure the disease is much harder.

Therefore, it is necessary to remember that indirect indications that the thyroid gland can be a problem. It is primarily memory impairment, fatigue, weakness, apathy. Also symptoms may include increased irritability, nervousness for no objective reason, excessive dry skin, brittle nails and hair. The adult may be noted decreased libido. In children when thyroid problems occur, hyperactivity, nervousness, possible aggression. Although the same symptoms may be caused by other reasons, you should contact the endocrinologist and to check the thyroid gland.

In the most severe cases it is necessary to remove part of the gland or all of it completely.

Modern medicine uses two main methods of treatment of thyroid disease: medical and surgical. Patient is prescribed any hormonal preparations or drugs with a high content of iodine (with reduced functionality glands).

How to treat thyroid at home

If the thyroid gland works insufficiently productive, you must enter in your diet foods rich in digestible iodine. This, above all, sea Kale, feijoa, chokeberry (Aronia), walnuts. Guava and chokeberry can be used both in pure form and in mixture with sugar.
It is also useful to use instead of ordinary table salt iodized salt.

With this diagnosis as hyperthyroidism (goiter), may well help a decoction of Potentilla silver. For its preparation you need 1 tablespoon of dry grass, pour a glass of boiling water, keep on weak fire for about 2-3 minutes. Then stop the heat and infuse the broth for 2 hours. After straining make the necessary 4 times a day 50 ml. Every day you need to cook a fresh batch. The course of treatment should be not less than 45 days.