According to statistics, in violation of the thyroid gland are detected every tenth person older than 50 years.And 60% of them - women.Some patients take medication prescribed by the doctor, others prefer a time-tested "grandmother's recipes."Treatment of folk remedies thyroid depends on the nature of the detected pathology.
What and how to treat
There are two types of thyroid disorders:
- hypothyroidism (characterized by decreased production of the hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine),
- hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis (products of the same hormones is enhanced).
However, both these states are not diagnoses.It is only the symptoms that occur on the background pathology.For example, hyperthyroidism can trigger pituitary adenoma Pituitary adenoma - a benign tumor dangerous or Graves' disease - a hereditary disease that is transmitted through the female line.
Hypothyroidism is often a manifestation:
- chronic thyroiditis (inflammation of the prostate due to injury, infection, radiation exposure),
- endemic goiter (increasing the body on the background of iodine deficiency).
and hypo- and hyperthyroidism may be accompanied by the appearance of nodules and cysts on the thyroid gland.
Treatment of diseases carried out in two directions:
- restoration of the balance of hormones,
- elimination of symptoms.
Depending on the type of therapy chosen disorders, blocking or stimulating the thyroid gland.Parallel appointed agents to help alleviate the patient's condition.
thyrotoxicosis when hormones are too many
The treatment of hyperthyroidism is carried out for a long time - a period of three months.Used concoctions of herbs and mushrooms:
- When thyroid adenoma folk healers advise to use the infusion of shiitake.Part of the fungus glycoside lentinan stimulates the activity of natural killer cells that destroy benign tumors.30 grams of minced raw pour a glass of vodka and insist in a dark place for 3 weeks.Take one teaspoon before each meal.
- reduce the level of thyroid hormone helps root tincture white cinquefoil.4 tablespoons raw pour 2 cups of vodka.Insist 3 weeks.Drink 3 times a day for 1/3 cup.
- similar effect manifests infusion celandine celandine tincture : use requires caution .Finely chopped fresh herbs and stuffed it up to the top bank.Raw poured vodka.Insist 2-3 weeks.Take 15 drops once a day, spreading agent in a glass of water.The drug is contraindicated in inflammatory diseases of the digestive tract (gastritis, ulcers, colitis).
- When Graves' disease makes welcome viburnum with lemon juice and aloe juice Aloe - its amazing healing properties of .2 minced lemon mixed with 2 cups of cranberry juice and a glass of aloe juice.Add a glass of vodka and half a cup of honey.Insist week.Take a tablespoon 3-4 times a day.
hyperthyroidism accompanied by an increase in blood pressure, irritability, tachycardia.To cope with unpleasant symptoms of the following tools to help:
- Take half a teaspoon of herb valerian, mint and hawthorn fruit.Brewed mixture cup boiling water.Drink 1/4 cup 3 times a day before meals.
- The same scheme can be taken broths other herbs that have a calming effect: valerian, hops, lemon balm, motherwort, strawberries, mistletoe.
nodes on the thyroid gland salve of flowers toadflax:
- tablespoon butter to melt.Add a teaspoon of chopped herbs toadflax.The mixture is cool, put into the refrigerator.The ointment is applied to the nodes once daily at bedtime.
sure hyperthyroidism diet.It wants to limit the consumption of foods that excite the nervous system (coffee, chocolate, strong tea).The diet enriched foods containing B vitamins and potassium (lactic acid production, grain crops, fruits).Precautions should eat foods rich in iodine.
Hypothyroidism when hormones little
improve thyroid function helps the iodine intake of herbal remedies - woodlice, partitions walnut, pine cones, meadowsweet:
- dried herbs crushed woodlice.Tablespoon pour 200 ml of boiling water and insist in a thermos.Drink 1/4 cup 3 times a day.Course duration - 3 months.Treatment is carried out twice a year - spring and fall.
- 2 cups walnut walls pour 500 ml of vodka.Take in the morning on an empty stomach 1 tablespoon, drinking water for a month.
- 100 grams of finely chopped meadowsweet roots.To insist in 2 cups of vodka for 2 weeks.Take, diluted with water, a tablespoon 3 times a day for 10 days.Then make a week break and then repeat the course.
- spring to collect fresh pine cones Pine cones stroke - what is the miraculous power .15 pieces chop, pour 400 ml of vodka.Insist 10 days.Drink 5 drops before each meal.Course - 3 weeks.
In hypothyroidism the body's metabolism slows down.Patients complain of drowsiness, swelling, peeling skin, hair loss.To address these conditions, traditional healers recommend:
- drink teas diuretic herbs: cowberry, bearberry, Knotweed.They will bring the body of excess fluid, accelerate blood circulation and get rid of puffiness.Raw brewed at the rate of 2 teaspoons per cup of water.Drink a quarter cup 3 times a day.
- Daily lubricate the skin of the hands and feet with ointment calendula.50 grams of melted butter mixed with a tablespoon of crushed marigold flowers.Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
- before each wash head to do hair mask with the juice of onion or burdock.
- Instead teas ingest herbal teas, rich in vitamins A and C (rosehip, calendula, leaves of wild strawberry, raspberry).
When a node make gadgets of blue clay.The powder is diluted to the consistency of sour cream and a layer of plaster of 2 cm on a folded 2-4 times a bandage.A cold compress applied to the thyroid gland for 30 minutes.The procedure was carried out daily for two weeks.
Do not forget about the diet.The daily diet of patients with hypothyroidism should be present foods high in iodine: seaweed, fish, seafood, beets, garlic, potatoes, buckwheat, persimmons, grapes.Limited consumption of fatty, sugary, sweet food.Excluded are products that reduce the absorption of iodine (beans, peaches, cabbage, radish).Food seasoning is recommended not normal, and iodized salt.