From The Treasury Of Granny –16
Goiter appears to be a serious disease. However, it can easily be mentioned with certain home remedies. Goiter is a medical condition characterized by swelling of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland in the lower front of the neck. It is responsible for the secreting of thyroid hormones that maintain the body’s metabolism. Goiter happens due to the overactive, underactive thyroid gland. Though goiter is not a painful disease yet can bring many other symptoms which can disrupt the normal functions of the body. Women over the age of 40; people with a family history of goiter and people taking low iodine content are more prone to goiter.
Symptoms of Goiter
The following are the symptoms of goiter:
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Home Remedies for Goiter
In case one is diagnosed with goiter medicines or surgery is not the only solution to treat or manage it. The following home remedies can be quite helpful in managing goiter:
1. Apple Cider Vinegar: Mix in a glass of water 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and ½ teaspoon of honey. Drink the mixture empty stomach. Apple cider vinegar detoxifies the body and thus indirectly helps in the absorption of iodine and the reduction of iodine.
Foods to be Avoided for Goiter
The following foods should be avoided in case one is suffering from goiter:
Conclusion: Goiter is not a serious disease. However, it can cause many healt="image not found"h-related issues in case if not managed. It is very easy to control and manage this ailment with simple home remedies.