Hormonal disease hypothyroidism
The problem of society
Obesity is very commonProblem in our society. Thick people are very often embarrassed to show themselves in society, their movements are constrained, they are less active than the thin. Weight gain occurs for many reasons, and largely depends on the genetic, psychological, socio-economic atmosphere.
Physical education and sports, various dietsDo not always help those who want to lose weight. The cause of excess weight can be a disease of the thyroid gland, since it is this small, but very important organ that delivers certainty, in particular, an increase in body weight.
Millions of people in the world suffer from hypothyroidism. This condition is characterized by an abnormally low production of thyroid hormones. The hormone of the thyroid gland affects growth, development and cellular processes that have unpleasant consequences for the body. Hormonal failure provokes weight gain, despite a low-calorie diet and all sorts of exercise.
What happens and why?
They say that the disease is always easier to prevent,Than to treat. But hypothyroidism is one of the few diseases that has a hidden form. Women are more often exposed to this disease, especially over 60, in connection with the peculiarities of the hormonal functioning of the organism. Hypothyroidism leads to a disruption of the normal balance of chemical reactions in the body. It rarely causes symptoms in the early stages, but in the course of time, hypothyroidism can cause a number of health problems, in particular obesity. Sometimes the symptoms of the disease are attributed to rapid fatigue, stress or depression, premenstrual syndrome. How can such a small gland have a negative effect on the entire human body?
Doctors say that neglected hypothyroidism significantly increases the risk of increasing cholesterol and the occurrence of various diseases and hormonal changes in the body.
The causes of hypothyroidism, when the cells in the thyroidIron can not produce enough thyroid hormones, in most cases are: autoimmune diseases, when the immune system is damaged, protecting the organism from the invasion of the infection. This is more common in women than in men.
Autoimmune diseases can start suddenly; Surgical removal of part or all of the thyroid gland or radiotherapy.
The presence of iodine is a very important element forMaintaining the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. The presence of iodine is of great importance in the correct metabolism of substances occurring in the human body. It contributes to the proper function of the glands and, as a consequence, to the common hormonal background, activates metabolism and stimulates weight loss.
According to the advice of nutritionists, on our tableThere should always be dishes containing a sufficient amount of iodine. These are all kinds of fish products, sea kale, carrots, beets, lettuce and spinach. In the preparation of the food should be used iodized salt.
If you began to recover, while notAbuse of cakes or other flour products, you have depression, memory impairment, fatigue, constipation, pain in the muscles, joints - consult a specialist! One of the reasons for this condition may be a disease of hypothyroidism. Timely medical care is simply necessary. Consultation of a doctor-endocrinologist and a complete examination will help to establish a diagnosis and start treatment in time. Low hemoglobin and reduced cardiac rhythm can also cause the disease.
Statistics show that every fourthThe patient is exposed to the hidden nature of this hormonal disease. Next, note that the results of blood tests do not always provide the opportunity to correctly diagnose the disease of the thyroid gland. Modern endocrinologists for the establishment of hypothyroidism are advised to adhere to a strict 28-day diet, which provides only 800-1000 calories a day. If, with such a restriction in food and a certain physical load, weight loss is negligible, then it can be concluded that the thyroid gland is inadequate. Only in this case physicians can prescribe to patients drugs replacing hormones that are not produced by the thyroid gland. Treatment consists in daily reception of tablets levotiroksina (a thyroxine). Most people feel significantly better soon after the treatment. Ideally, you should take a tablet on an empty stomach. This is because some foods rich in calcium or iron can interfere with the absorption of left-thyroxine from the intestine. For the same reason, you should not take pyloriurotoxin simultaneously with tablets containing calcium or iron.
If you are diagnosed with hypothyroidism, beReady to go, hormones will become your "companions" for life. The use of such drugs does not cause a sharp decrease in weight. This is a long process, during which patients need to follow a diet and regularly engage in fitness and sports. Treatment of hormonal disease can last for months.
With increasing weight as a result of hypothyroidism,It is necessary to find the main reason and eliminate it. Today, homeopathy is widely used for the treatment of this disease, without side effects. Hormonal changes are quite complex and unpleasant changes in the body. They can not be neglected!
In due time, contact the specialists and notEngage in self-treatment, which can do more harm to your body than the person. Be always active, cheerful and let your health do not fail you!