Effective Ways to Treat Thyroid Problems Naturally

What is Thyroid: Thyroid gland or Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland in the neck in front of trachea plays a vital role in producing thyroid hormone.

 Thyroid gland has a great effect on human body’s functions including metabolic process which may limits the impact to just goitre (abnormal enlargement of thyroid gland) issues or may leads to thyroid cancer.

Hypothyroidism, underactive thyroid, thyroid cancer

 Thyroid Disease can cause the metabolism to go haywire, leads to a number of disorders of the body as well as the development of the mind.

A disorder in which there is deficiency of enough Thyroid hormone produced by thyroid gland is known as Hypothyroidism but not because of lacking in Iodine as majority of the people think.

An indication that an underactive thyroid is playing a major role in your body is primarily felt by the symptoms such as fatigue or tiredness, dry skin, constipation, weight gain, depression.

The above mentioned Symptoms of your body's way of communicating about the hormonal disturbances might be the chances of fluctuations in thyroid hormone.

On the other hand overproduction of thyroid hormones leads to hyperthyroidism which is difficult to deal as compared to treatment of Hypothyroidism. In such cases overactive thyroid produces more hormone than needed by our body. This is treated by thyroid surgery.

T4 and T3 Tests are used to perform Thyroid test that gives the level of two major thyroid stimulating hormones in the human blood. 

Best Ways to Treat Thyroid Problems Naturally

 The following natural remedies augment in the curing process of hypothyroidism

  • Say no to caffeine products & alcoholic beverages.hypothyroidism , Super Food
  • Almonds, dairy products, Eggs, Fish, flax seeds, bananas, and nuts are vital food supplements that help preventing in Hypothyroidism.
  • Consume omega 3 fatty acids rich foods to cure thyroid
  • Protein rich food is an essential element for body tissues to balance hormones.
  • Carrots, rich source of vitamin A are another powerful food in treating thyroid.
  • Onion, garlic as drug source.
  • Eat iodine rich foods like pineapple, strawberries, and seafood.
  • Consume foods rich in vitamin B like rice bran.
  • Avoid red meat, pastas, artificial sugars that increase the cholesterol in the body
  • Consume plenty of fruits.
  • Consume food rich in minerals like capsicum and super foods for healthy bones.
  • Eat Goitrogenic foods (foods which affect the functioning of goitre) like cabbage, cauliflower, Millets, sprouts, Spinach, Broccoli…,   
  •  Get balanced nutrition with vitamins & minerals rich food.
  • Take adequate rest.
  • Pranayama is extremely beneficial as it increases the supply of oxygen there by affecting the metabolic  process to function properly.


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Home Remedies To Balance Hormones Naturally

Apart from the above there are some herbs which help in naturally curing of hypothyroidism are:

1. ASHWAGANDHA (relieves stress& fatigue, boosts immune system, reduce the inflammation of thyroid.)

2. BACOPA (enhances memory, mental concentration & promotes anti-oxidation process in the body.)

3. BLACK WALNUT (great source of iodine & magnesium)

4. BLADDERWRACK (stimulates thyroid gland)

5. FLAXSEEDS (this is more preventive than curing hypothyroidism)

6. GUGGUL (enhance thyroid function)

 Primary Case of a THYROID DISEASE: This refers to a condition that is not harmful also known as non cancerous disease. This disease runs in families or may be hereditary. If this condition persists in any of the family members, then there is an increased risk of thyroid cancer for an individual belonging to the same family. Thyroid Biopsy is a procedure carried out to check the effect of cancer on thyroid gland by taking a sample tissue of the gland.


  • Exposure to radiation frequently, and low iodine levels may be one of the reasons of thyroid cancer.
  • An inherited abnormal gene that passes from one generation to other which is scientifically called as FAP.
  • Over weight gain.
  • A condition where the body produces growth hormone more than required.
  • Diabetes



  • A lump or swelling in your neck. This is the most common symptom.
  • Pain in your neck and rarely in your ears.
  • Difficulty in swallowing food.
  • Difficulty in breathing or constant wheezing (coarse whistling sound).
  • Hoarseness or abnormal voice change that is not related to a cold.
  • An unusual continuous cough which is no way related to cold.



Majority of women face fertility related issues due to thyroid problems. Thyroid disease prevents them from getting pregnant for first time. Fatal thyroxin is a hormone observed in women and is wholly obtained from maternal sources in early pregnancy since the fatal thyroid gland only becomes functional in the second trimester (4-6 months ) of gestation (pregnancy duration).. In pregnancy, iodide losses through the urine and the feto-placental unit contribute to a state of relative iodine deficiency. Thus, pregnant women require additional iodine intake.

It is advisable for any woman to for natural thyroid treatment before Pregnancy as it would prevents the chances of miscarriage and boosts fertility. During pregnancy many of the herbs may not suit women and may affect child so it is necessary for pregnant ladies to follow natural thyroid treatment under the supervision of Endocrine doctor in addition to the remedies to balance hormones naturally.               



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  • Saras(10 Apr 2016)

    Great information.

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