Select primary and secondary hypothyroidism. Primary (about 95% of all patients) develops against the background of the pathological condition of the thyroid gland itself. Secondary hypothyroidism arises as a consequence of a violation of the pituitary and hypothalamus brain.
Causes and hypothyroidism
Primary hypothyroidism provoke:
- congenital abnormal states of the thyroid gland;
- inflammatory reactions in the thyroid gland in infectious and autoimmune diseases;
- complications arising from the treatment of diffuse toxic goiter;
- Lack of iodine in the environment;
- Overdose of mercazolyl (drug blocking thyroid hyperfunction).
The impetus to the development of secondary hypothyroidism can be:
- infectious or tumor damage to the pituitary and hypothalamus;
- Traumatic damage to the hypothalamic-pituitary system.
Features of the development of hypothyroidism
The diagnosis is made by an endocrinologist. A rich symptomatic picture of the disease allows a specialist to immediately suspect hypothyroidism before analyzing blood.
In the blood, anemia, disproteinemia (violation of the balance between different blood protein fractions), hypercoagulation (increased blood coagulation), an insufficient amount of T3 and T4 (thyroid hormones) and high percentage of TSH (thyroid hormone).
Treatment of hypothyroidism
Treatment of the disease pursues one main goal - to fill the missing hormones of thyroid hormones. In substitution therapy, use hormones thyroidin, triiodothyronine, thyroxine, thyroid, thyroid, thyreokomb. Preparations begin to take in minimum effective doses that are individual for each patient. To their destination should be extremely careful, since the heart muscle very sensitively reacts to their action.
Treatment is carried out for life.
Hypothyroidism and traditional medicine
There is a huge number of recipes that the traditional medicine offers to combat this disease. Our site represents only the smallest part of them.
- Sea cabbage (laminaria) is known for the rich content of iodine and vitamins. 1 C. L. Folded in powder dry raw materials you need to dilute in half a cup of chilled boiled water. Take 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals. The duration of treatment is one month.
- 1 Art. L. The dried herb of laptops White fill with a glass of water and boil 5 minutes on high heat. Chilled decoction Perfoliate and accept for one to one and a half months 1 st. L. 3 times a day before meals.
- Good results are achieved by walnuts. Of the 20-30 nuts, remove the partitions and fill their 100 ml of medical alcohol 70%, then insist two weeks in a dark place. Nasty drink 3 times a day in an amount of 15-20 drops before meals. This medicine needs to be littered with ordinary water. Course treatment - one month.
- AIR Bolotnaya is famous for its regenerating and anti-inflammatory properties, reduces the level of toxic substances in infectious diseases of the body. 100 g of finely chopped root of AIR poured 0.5 liters of medical alcohol 70%. Like nuts, insist 14 days in the place protected from light. 50 drops of the liquid solution drink 3 times a day 30 minutes before eating for two months. Then 10 days rest and repeat the course.
Prevention of hypothyroidism
The main role in the prevention of congenital disease is given to the timely competent treatment of infectious diseases and toxicosis during pregnancy, operational response to any changes in the state and activity of the thyroid gland of the future mother.
To avoid failure in work «Shields», The diet should include products with high content of iodine. This is a salad, spinach, beets, buckwheat, fish, iodized salt, algae. If you are not a fan of sea cabbage, buy a dry laminarium in a pharmacy. It is easy to flick into the powder and each time it is convenient to add to food.
Present «shield» Vitamin mixtures serve for thyroid gland. For example, very popular with supporters of a healthy lifestyle Mix from the lemon sister, honey and walnuts.
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