#Health Tip 4 of 30# – Hyperthyroidism Do’s and Dont’s
#Health Tip 4 of 30#
Hyperthyroidism Do’s and Dont’s
What is Hyperthyroidism ?
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid overproduces hormones.
Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include nervousness, irritability, increased perspiration, increased heart rate, hand tremors, anxiety, muscular weakness— More frequent bowel, Weight loss.
It is important to limit the intake of iodized salt, seafood, sea salt.
Refrain from red meat.
Processed grains, such as white flour, sugary sweets, juices, low-fiber cereals, rice cakes and instant potatoes
Hyperthyroidism should consist of foods high in protein, B vitamins and iron such as whole grains and fresh vegetables.
Add antioxidant rich foods into your diet, such as blueberries, cherries, and tomatoes, squash and bell peppers.
Healthy omega-3 fats found in oily fish, such as salmon, as well as flaxseeds and walnuts,
whole foods, such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and whole grains.
Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water or other noncaffeinated, nonalcoholic drinks.
Ice packs on the throat can help to reduce inflammation.
Try to Reduce stress by listening to music, taking a long bath or meditating in a quiet place