5 tips to stay away from the thyroid problems

The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland in the neck controlling the  speed of metabolism by producing hormones. It is responsible for regulating growth and development in the body. It secretes two hormones free T3 and free T4 in the body. One must try to keep the values of TSH, free T3 and free T4 within range. According to American Thyroid Association, 12 percent of US Population develops thyroid conditions during their lifetime

How to recognise thyroid problems?
Try to figure out changes in your body don’t ignore if the following symptoms persist:

1. Unnecessary weight gain, Unusual weight gain might be due to imbalance thyroid hormones.
2. If constipation persists for no understandable reason
3. Muscle weakness ,If you feel weak for no reason then it might be due to thyroid imbalance.
4. Depression ,Mood swings and unusual feeling of depression also among the major symptoms.
5. Feeling too cold or too hot and others have not been feeling the same for many days can be due to hormonal imbalances.
If the above problem persists, then must visit your doctor and start the proper medicine.

Thyroid check
Doctor checking thyroid

Follow these 5 tips to keep thyroid under control ,

1. Eating sea vegetables.
Vegetables which are high in iodine like aroma, Kombu, wakame, Hijiki, Dulles, agar agar should be included in the diet.
2. Use coconut oil in cooking.
Coconut oil is a super food which must be included in the diet for a regular use. It helps keeping a check over cholesterol level too. So It’s a must for everybody to keep your body healthy.
3. Include high selenium food.
Eat Brazil nuts, mushrooms, sunflower seeds on a regular basis on one or another form.
4. Eat Zinc rich food items
Pumpkin seeds, spinach, lentil, mushrooms, whole grains, almonds are rich in zinc. So Include them in your meals.
5 Avoid soy products
Products like soybean oil, soy milk, tofu should be avoided if your gland shows any problems.
A healthy body will lead to a healthy mind. So adopt a better lifestyle to stay away from problems. To be in high spirits and motivate yourself to soar high in life. Good luck!

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