How the thyroid gland regulates all body systems

What is the thyroid gland?

The thyroid or thyroid gland is one of the most important glands in the endocrine system, which makes it one of the most important organs in the body. Sometimes thyroid treatment does not receive enough attention from therapists and patients. It affects all body systems and plays a central role in maintaining the hormonal balance of our body. It regulates the temperature and the rate of functioning of all body systems. It is not for nothing that in nature temperature and rate are related to each other.

The thyroid gland synthesizes and secretes thyroid hormones into the bloodstream. Thyroid hormones are the hormones that actually take part in the daily regulation of the various systems in the body such as: the digestive system, the nervous system, the vascular system, the reproductive system, and also mental health and mood. Thyroid hormones even take part in DNA synthesis, so much so that they are necessary for our existence as the complex biological beings that we are.

When the thyroid gland works in its natural form and in homeostasis, the body functions as it was designed to function, that is, in an optimal way. When the thyroid gland is out of balance, i.e. it secretes too few hormones or too many hormones, the normal activity of the other systems and organs in the body is affected. Over time, such an imbalance may lead to a wide variety of medical problems, for most of which institutionalized medicine has no adequate solution. These medical problems over time can harm the quality of life. Sometimes after a long period of neglect, medical treatment will be necessary in order to solve the medical problems that have arisen. In order to avoid a situation where medical treatment is necessary, it is important to understand the available options and the natural ability of the thyroid gland to recover on its own given the right conditions. In my eyes, drug treatment should be the last resort and only if there is no other way to restore the required balance to the thyroid gland and the body.

When does the thyroid gland go out of balance?

Any change in the activity level of the thyroid gland will create a chain reaction in the various organs of the endocrine system in the body and this can have consequences for other systems in the body. In situations where the thyroid gland does not function properly, works in an increased way (overactivity) or in a slowed way (underactivity) the rest of the body’s systems are out of balance. The symptoms of these conditions will be manifested in a variety of ways such as: problems with the digestive system such as constipation, excessive irritability, tremors in the body, sleep problems, drastic weight loss, increased sweating and a variety of other phenomena and symptoms that harm the quality of life and health and require immediate intervention such as a drastic change in the food we eat, in stress management , in better quality sleep and sometimes medication will also be required.

Hyperthyroidism is the condition in which the thyroid gland produces too many hormones than the body really needs. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism: accelerated heart rate at rest, high blood pressure, tremors, red palms, excessive sweating, hot skin and sometimes an enlarged thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism is the condition in which the thyroid gland does not secrete a sufficient amount of hormones for the proper functioning of the body’s systems. Symptoms of hypothyroidism: severe fatigue, mental fog, sensitivity to cold, constipation, loss of libido, low mood, avoidance of social situations, low blood pressure, hair loss, very high cholesterol than normal and sometimes obesity. It is important to remember that when the thyroid gland is out of balance it is often the result of a deeper imbalance such as malnutrition or continuous stress which burdens the endocrine system. In many cases the thyroid will be the first to respond to these stresses. When an imbalance in the thyroid gland persists for a long time and irreversible damage is caused to the thyroid gland, either due to overactivity or underactivity, in such a case medical intervention such as external hormone replacement will often be necessary, in order to restore the thyroid gland to balance and thus eventually restore the Balance for all body systems.

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