#Health Tip 3 of 30# – Hypothyroidism Dos & Donts

#Health Tip 3 of 30#

 

Hypothyroidism Dos & Donts

Hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid disease.

Thyroid gland regulates metabolism as its main function.

 

Iodine and Thyroid

Iodine is needed for the production of the thyroid hormones.  Too much or too little iodine can lead to hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism

Most commonly hypothyroidism  is caused due to Physiology Stress and underactivity of thyroid gland.

It may also be associated with other disorders too

 

Symptoms of hypothyroidism

Weight Gain,

Fatigue,

Slowed heart rate,

Constipation,

Heavy periods,

High cholesterol,

Loss of libido,

Recurrent urinary and respiratory tract lnfections,

Anaemia.

 

Foods to be avoided after thyroid medications

Soy foods,

Very High fibre foods, Iron and calcium supplements,

Certain Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, spinach and Brussels sprouts this may inhibit thyroid medication absorption.

Worse are fast foods

 

Foods to be taken

Good Antioxidant rich foods like Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers

Whole grains, Dairy products like milk and curd, sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, sunflower and chia seeds can be beneficial.

 

Note-

Weightloss is possible if you have Hypothyroidism with regular Exercises and Customised Diet Plans.

It is always better to consult your Doctor and Dietician for personal recommendations.

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