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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2023

Ayurvedic Treatment For Thyroid Disorders!

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Dr. Sonali Ravindra KavathekarAyurvedic Doctor • 21 Years Exp.Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine, DYA
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Thyroid disorders are becoming very common nowadays but no need to take medicines for it lifelong. With ayurvedic and panchkarma treatments, a patient can get rid of Thyroid diseases within 5 to 8 months. Thyroid disorders mainly occur in women but also can occur in men, children, teenagers, and babies too.

Thyroid disease is caused due to over or under functioning of thyroid gland which is located in the front of neck below the Adam’s apple. This gland is essential for producing thyroid hormones which regulate body metabolism, body energy and temperature, body’s use of other hormone and vitamins.

Diseases of Thyroid gland can result in either too much production of its hormones called Hyperthyroidism or too little production of hormones called Hypothyroidism.

Causes of Hypo or Hyperthyroidism:

According to Ayurveda, it is mainly caused due to:

  1. Metabolic disorders or digestive disorders

  2. Stress

  3. Irregular lifestyle, dietary and sleeping patterns

  4. Excessive intake of outside food, maida, bakery, fermented food, fast food, junk food, cold drinks, cold water, refrigerator products, preservative containing food and instant food

  5. Other causes are Thyroid tissue diseases or cancer, congenital defects, intake of some medicines

  6. Autoimmune diseases 

  7. In pregnancy and after delivery many times it is detected

Symptoms of Hypo or Hyperthyroidism:

  1. Fatigue

  2. Poor tolerance of cold temperature or feeling excessive hot in normal temperature

  3. Constipation or frequent loose motions

  4. Poor appetite

  5. Poor concentration, depression, sleeplessness, nervousness

  6. Irregular menses, PCOD,

  7. Weight gain or Weight loss

  8. Mood swings

  9. Changes in voice, puffiness around eyes

  10. Joint pains

  11. Migraine

Treatment of Thyroid by Ayurveda:

Ayurveda has very fantastic results in Hypo or Hyperthyroidism. There are 4 important steps for treating Thyroid:

  • Internal Medicines:

These medicines differ from person to person and according to symptoms

  • Panchkarma:

Some Panchkarma treatments like Vaman, Virechan, Basti, Nasya, Shirodhara, Abhyanga, and Raktamokshan are giving best and fast results in Thyroidism

By following the proper diet, we can get fast results like avoiding fast & junk food, maida and bakery products, fermented food, etc.

It helps to overcome stress to maintain mental peace and physical strength. Some Yoga postures like Suryanamskar, Sarvangasan, Paschimottanasan, Naukasan, and Pranayam are also playing an important role in treating Thyroidism. In case you have any query then you can consult Best Best Neurologist in Indore City and get the answer to your query instantly.


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