What is Goiter?
This causes the thyroid gland to grow abnormally. This creates a lump in the throat. This disease occurs more in women than men. The goiter is producing hormones in a gland (hypothyroidism) or producing the appropriate amount of hormones (euthyroidism).
Thyroid is a common problem of the present day, which is seen in most people.
These figures are enough to describe the dreaded condition of thyroid.
In the human body, the thyroid gland is butterfly-shaped, a position on the front part of the throat, which produces, stores and removes hormones in the blood so that those hormones can reach the body’s cells.
But when this thyroid gland is unable to do its work properly, then that condition is called thyroid disease.
Despite this it is unfortunate that most people are not fully aware of this. This is why they easily fall prey to it.
So, let us try to get information about this throat problem through this article, so that people can be alert to it and treat it properly.
What is the type of goiter?
There are mainly 4 types of thyroid, which are as follows-
- Hypothyroidism Thyroid– This is the major cause of thyroid, which is caused by the lack of thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland.
Hypothyroidism thyroid is mainly seen in young children, which is possible through medication.
- Hyperthyroidism thyroid– This is the other thyroid, which is caused by the formation of extra tissue in the thyroid gland.
Hyperthyroidism is an excess of hormones in the thyroid.
- Goiter thyroid– This is commonly known as goitre disease, which is mainly due to iodine deficiency in the body.
Iodine medicine is given by the doctor to the person suffering from goiter, due to which the amount of iodine is normalized.
- Thyroid cancer – This is the most severe and final type of thyroid, which is only possible through surgery. Thyroid cancer is the condition when the thyroid gland becomes a lump.
What are the symptoms of goiter?
Some people may not remember when they had thyroid, but if they had noticed its symptoms, they might have been able to start treatment in time.
Therefore, if a person sees these symptoms, then it should be alert because it can be a sign of throat problem-
- Weight gain or loss – This is the main symptom of thyroid, in which there is a sudden change in a person’s word.
Some people gain weight in this throat disease, while some people lose weight.
- Sore Throat- Often, it has been seen that some people have a swollen throat when they have thyroid.
This can be mainly a symptom of goitre disease and the situation requires medical help.
- Changes in heart rate– If a person’s heart rate changes and he starts walking faster than normal, then he should check it.
A change in heart rate can be a sign of a thyroid.
- Mood swing– Another symptom of thyroid is mood swing.
It has been seen that people suffering from this sometimes become happy or sometimes sad.
- Hair loss– This is mainly because of the thyroid, the hair of women starts falling fast.
However, they can be treated by hair transplants.
What are the causes of goiter?
Have you ever thought about what causes this throat disease? No, that’s probably why people are not able to protect themselves from it.
There are many such elements in our routine, which can cause thyroid, some of them are as follows-
Lack of iodine in the body– The problem of thyroid is mainly due to iodine deficiency in the body.
Therefore, all people should take such salt in their food, which is full of iodine.
Giving birth – Many times it has been seen that thyroid also occurs in women who have recently given birth.
However, this problem resolves on its own after some time, but if the thyroid is formed for a long time, then in that case the woman should be treated properly.
Taking excessive stress – Thyroid is more likely to occur in people who take excessive stress.
This is why all people should try to manage stress.
High blood pressure– If a person has high blood pressure or high blood pressure, then he is more likely to have thyroid.
Such a person should get his blood pressure treated properly so that he does not have any other health problems.
Diabetes – Often, thyroid is also caused by diabetes.
Therefore, a person suffering from this should try to control his diabetes.
Ayurvedic view in goiter
This disease is chategrised by the enlargement of the thyroid gland resulting in a swelling in the front part of the neck. Depending upon the nature of morbidity it is divided into several types .In ayurveda this is called gladanda.
IT is usually manifested because of lack of iodine in food and drink. According to ayurveda this is caused by the aggravation of Kapha and diminution of pitta.
The swelling of the gland in the neck becomes visible and the gland at times becomes exceedingly large, thereby causing difficulty in respiration and swallowing of foods and drinks.
Ayurvedic treatment for GOITER
Kanchnaar guggulu is considered as the best medicine for skin problems such as goiter, wounds, pimples, boils, etc. The tablet is composed of Kanchnaar (Bauhinia variegata), Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), etc. These tablets pacifies all the three doshas and helps in reducing the symptoms of pimples. This medicine checks and treats any kind of abnormal growth in the body, healing of ulcers, thyroid disorders, hernia, lesions and cancer. All kind of unwanted growth and fluid retentions in the body is treated by Kanchnar Guggul and it reduces all kinds of lumps in the body.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
The main herbs used for the formation of this syrup are Marich (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), & Shunthi (Zingiber officinale). This herbal syrup deals with the signs & symptoms related to hyperthyroid, goiter patients. It is very effective syrup for different diseases.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily.
As the name suggests these tablets are herbal and proper solutions for your hyperthyroidism condition. These herbal tablets are prepared from the herbs like Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Kachnar (Bauhinia variegate), Gandir (Coleus forskohlii), & Shud Guggul (Commiphora mukul). All the herbs in combination maintain the functioning of the thyroid gland.
Kaishore guggulu tablets
KAISHORE GUGGULU TABLET is a herbo- mineral 650 MG tablet. CAC Kaishore Guggulu tablet helps in balancing Pitta dosha in our body. Kaishore guggulu is an ayurvedic guggul formulation used for raised uric acid, Blood purification, mild to severe attacks of Gouty arthritis, inflammatory diseases, goiter, Wounds, Indigestion, Constipation, Loss of appetite, Diabetic carbuncles etc. Kaishore guggulu contains pure herbal ingredients such as Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shuddha Guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Shunthi (Zingiber Officinale), Kalimirch (Piper Nigrum), Pipali (Piper Longum), Vidanga (Embelia Ribes), Nisoth (Operculina Turpethum), Danti Mool (Baliospermum Montanum), Goghrita etc. These herbs helps in regulating metabolism, cleans out toxins from the body and boosts immunity.
Kapha balance tablets
CAC Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.