Thyroid gland is situated in the neck and produces a hormone called thyroxine, which helps in regulating body metabolism. While deficiency of thyroxine hormone causes Myxoedema in adults and cretinism in children, excess of thyroxine levels could lead to exophthalmic goitre, Graves disease or Thyrotoxicosis.

thyroidglandHyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis is a condition which is more common in women of age group 30 to 50 years. Such individuals show symptoms of irritation, over-anxiety, rapid heart rate, deep shallow respiration, diarrhea, heat intolerance, flushing, menstrual disturbance, fatigue and bulging of eyes. Though all of the said thyroid symptoms may not be present a few of such symptoms could be due to hyperthyroidism.

Hypothyroidism is a condition caused due to inactivity of thyroxine. This condition can be caused due to deficiency of iodine or thyroid failure or pituitary dysfunction. Symptoms include fatigue, loss of vitality and overall hormonal imbalance. When hypothyroidism is left untreated for a long time it could result in myxodema which is distinguished by swollen skin and tissues.

According to Ayurveda, taking adequate quantities of milk can help in preventing goitre. Also rice, barley, Bengal gram, moong dal and cucumber are recommended for patients suffering from goitre. They should of course avoid heavy and sour foods. Herbs that are found useful in treatment of thyroid disorders include Kanchanara, Jatamansi, Shilajita, Brahmi guggulu, gokshura, and punarnava.

As a home remedy, a fine paste of vegetable jalakumbhi can be applied over the affected area and the juice of jalakumbi can be given a few times in a day. This has a high content of iodine, the deficiency of which causes goitre.

Coconut oil which contains medium chain fatty acids which help in improving body metabolism,   is good for those suffering from thyroid disorders. The medicines used in Ayurveda for treating thyroid disorders include Kanchanar Guggulu, Ashwagandharishta, Amritadhaya taila and Mahayogaraj guggulu.

Apart from all this, yogic asanas like Sarvangasana, Halasana, Suryanamaskara, Suptavajrasana are found helpful, though Pranayama is the most effective for curing thyroid problems.

31 Responses to “Symptoms and treatment of Thyroid disease”

  1. niraj says:

    need to know where we can get treatment of ayurvedaa

  2. PURNIMA says:

    can you suggest me some remedy for hypothyroidism my levels are 12.03, and I am not keen on getting on to medication, is there any other way that thyroid can be cured, by yoga or pranayam, if so which yoga postures and which pranayam are beneficial, and how many repititions pf each of them, please help me with the information, my weight is 75kgs, which also needs to come down.

  3. ThyroidBoy says:

    Anyone with a TSH of more than 2 should treat themselves for hypothyroidism unless there are no symptoms. I, myself dont feel well if my TSH goes above 1.

    Everyone is different but a TSH of 12.03 is unlikely to become normal withour medication.

  4. sini joshy says:

    My age is 27.Iam too slim.I have TSH – 6.32 , T4 – 6 , T3 – 93.Will u please tell me what type of thyroid problem I have?

  5. sumita says:

    can you suggest me how to take these ayurvedic medicines listed by your site..their dosage and quantity..thks

  6. Mitali says:

    I am 32 yrs.I did my thyroid function tests. In that T3 -1.34,
    T4-8.12,TSH-4.46. Can u tell me which type of throid it is ? What is the remedy

  7. Shankar Iyer says:

    Hi all,

    We have a complete cure (no side effects) for all types of thyroid problems (even the cases where the patient had an operation for removal). The medicines are purely ayurvedic (it consists of what has been mentioned above) and is a Rasa Kriya made using the Kupi Paqwa techniques. We advise people to follow a strict vegetarian diet during the course of the treatment.

    The name of the clinic is Ayur XaQti Wellness Clinic located at JP Nagar, bangalore, Karnataka, india 560078. The clinic has no other branch. Please call me / clinic at 41737854 / 9742578492 to setup an appointment as we meet patients only by appointments.

    I look forward to hering from you and curing you all completely of the thyroid problems.

    Regards,
    Shankar Iyer

  8. Diet Thyroid says:

    the disorder is diagnosed by test to measure the level of thyroid hormones in the blood.Treatment consist of replacement therapy with the thyroid hormone thyroxine, in the most cases,hormone therapy must be continued for life.Such treatment may not cure a goiter which may require surgery.

  9. preeti agrawal says:

    I want the details of Ayurvedic Treatment for Tyroid,as Iam suffering from it.Iam 30 years oid and carring this diease since 4years.Know i want to conceive,but i think this diseaes would creat problem for it.So kindly give me details of it such as, 1.How many days course is this.
    2.To whom shall i contact?
    3.what are the chances of my conceiving?

  10. Dileep Kumar says:

    Dear Friends,

    Good Day !

    I would like to intoduce that there is 100% cure for Thyroid by taking the food suppliment.We had given suppliment and seen cured in many thyroid parients.

    If any body need the proof and testiminial please mail to me.

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  11. Hemant says:

    Hai,
    this is Hemant, yesterday i got my TSH level that was 17.62 and physican suggested me to take thyoxine sodium 25mcg OD. will you tell which ayurvedic medicien should be taken to cure this.

    with Regards
    Hemant Raj Sahu

  12. Hanumanthu says:

    Dear Sir,
    please give address for treatment of Thyroid problem, we live in hyderabad.
    Is there any mental disorder with thyroid desease

  13. kishore says:

    no cure….no cure….no cure….no cure…. donot believe tomshanker he is a cheater dont waste money he is a big cheater and bluff.tall promises…to suck thousands from u.they dont have any cure….

  14. zenah says:

    I’m having hypperthyroid and need ayurvedic cure completeley ,as eager to conceive asap?…contact me if there is a way for curing …I live in mumbai.

  15. indranil chatterjee says:

    i am also suffering thyroid problem. tsh is 15. pl.send the the details regarding this problem.
    thank you,
    indranil chatterjee
    ichatterjee2@gmail.com (9434022839

  16. Rick says:

    My daughter is 18 years I believe that last year her mom, which is my ex wife took her to the Dr. she was feeling kind of feteigh and tired. Now leaving with me she showed me a bold spot in her head right in the crown of her head, she needs to go back to Dr. we did not have insurance at that time, so she was not payed attention much, now she qualified for medicaid and of course now they said to take her in. Please any feed back anyone can give me, I would be much appreciated. thx

  17. Jyoti says:

    Respected Doctor,
    I am 15 yrs old female suffering with hypothyroid with TSH 13.4. Can you please tell me that if there is some panchkarma therapy for a permanent treatment of thyroid.
    Thanks!

  18. Roshan alex says:

    My wife was suffering from hyperthyroid problem and she was allergic to many medicines, so we took madication from an Ayurvedic doctor at Kerala. I dont have there number, it was 4 years back, there website is http://www.kvmayurveda.com, but its pages is not opening now. if any one know there number please post it.
    Roshan Alex , Kuwait

  19. Lakshmi says:

    Dear Sir/Madam!
    Good day to you!
    As I seek a clarification whether the same medicine is used for Hypothyroid and Hyperthyroid in Ayurvada treatment.

    Thanks!

  20. Sreemanta Mukherjee says:

    Dear Sir,

    Please note that my wife name Dipika and she is now 45 year old her TSH level is now 27.32. What madecine she has to take in ayurvedic.

    Kindly advise

    Regards,

    Sreemanta

  21. VENUGOPAL says:

    I AM TAKE THYROID BLOOD TEST TSH=0.010 AND T4=3.80 WHAT TYPE OF THYROID I AM HAVING I AM HANDICAP PERSON. PLEASE

  22. Dileep Kumar says:

    Dear All,

    Good day !

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  23. shiv says:

    have a thyroid problem.when it detect first time it was Tsh is 220.t3-4 is normal. after taking medecine -Eltroxine -its in a normal range.sometimes miss the dose it goes higher like 40.now taking 100 mg one day and next day is 100+50mg.
    so pls suggest me something about ayurvedic treatment.

  24. Suresh Kesaria says:

    My wife dignosed and he is hypothyrodism ans she tsh is very high 142 T3 & T4 is low, we consult alopethic doctor he prescribed thyroxine 150 daily.

    please guide me for ayurvedic treatment.

  25. Min says:

    Hi everyone,

    Please wary this video for thyroid function. It’s a great video by baba ramdev. He talked about some yoga exercise for hypothyroidism problem and recommended home remedies that we can use to fix our problem. All the best to all.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....ata_player

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  28. refath says:

    is there any treatment to cure permanently to thyroid problems

  29. deepa says:

    I liked the article its very interesting and informative. Keep up the great work.

  30. pallavi says:

    Just today in medical exam it is found that I am suffering from hyperthyroid.

    Kindly help in treatment

  31. abhijit says:

    dear sir
    my edge is 20 yr. & my T3-4.20 , T4-0.637 , TSH-022. i have tyroid from last 6 yr.This T3,T4 & TSH is not maintained from last 6 yr. so sir which ayurvedic medicines i will take & can you suggest address where this treatment take please sir reply soon.