Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune disease, is caused due to underactive thyroid. This condition leads to inflammation of the thyroid. Very often, Hashimoto’s Disease goes undetected for months or even years. The disease advances slowly, hence, with proper care and natural cures the disease can be kept under control.
The earlier symptoms of hashimoto’s disease are: increase in weight, tiredness, pain in the joints, aching muscles, reduced ability to tolerate cold, the skin becomes pale, nails tend to break easily, constipation, feeling depressed.
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The following natural methods are helpful in keeping your condition under control. However, you must not entirely depend upon them and must seek medical help in condition deteriorates.
Detoxification of the body is the first and foremost thing you should do to keep the condition under control. Milk Thistle, also known as Holy Thistle, is a very good herb for detoxification of the body.
It acts as a tonic for the liver. You can have Milk Thistle herbal tea everyday to help remove the toxins from the body. If Milk Thistle herbal tea is unavailable then you can take some dried milk thistle and boil it in water, strain and have it just like herb tea.
If you have been diagnosed with Hashimoto Disease then you need to start exercising on everyday basis. Exercising for thirty minute, at least five times in a week will help your body cope with your condition.
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Exercising becomes essential as the sluggish thyroids results in slow metabolism which will only worsen your health. Jogging or engaging in mild physical exercises twice in a day will help you keep your weight under control. Aerobics is also advised in Hashimoto’s Disease.
You can manage your condition with a proper diet. With right nutrition your body will be able to cope with slow metabolism and will help you keep your weight under control. Lean proteins are advised in your everyday diet.
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Proteins can be derived from lean fish, beef, lamp, poultry, beans, peas as well as nuts and seeds. All the above mentioned sources of lean proteins are also rich in zinc, iron as well as magnesium. Have lots of fresh veggies and green salads. Do not forget to have whole grains, as they helps in reducing the risks of other inflammatory ailments.
Proper sleeping hours will help your body rejuvenate and maintain proper energy levels throughout the day. Good night sleep is important not just for Hashimoto’s Disease but also if you are suffering from any other health condition.
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Coconut as well as oil derived from it is helpful is managing the symptoms of Hashimoto’s Disease. Coconut and coconut oil helps in improving the general functioning of the thyroid gland. You can include coconut in your diet by cooking part of your food in coconut oil. If you can then, take a spoonful of coconut oil like syrup every day.
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Myrtle essential oil is a helpful alternate natural cure for Hashimoto’s disease as well as hypothyroidism. You can make use of Myrtle essential oil to massage the affected areas or as an inhalant.
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Hope these natural home remedies helps you manage and keep Hashimoto’s Disease under control.