.....The Wellness Retreat
Which leads to dramatically increase risk of obesity, heart disease, depression, anxiety, hair loss, sexual dysfunction, infertility and a host of other symptoms and health problems.
Thyroid is a gland that produces hormones which help the physical growth and control the organs. How fast the body has to work, for that how much energy is needed, is decided and ordered by this thyroid hormone. This gland produces three types of hormones. T-3, T-4 and TSH. If the balance of any of these hormones differs then the diseases regarding thyroid starts.
Most thyroid dysfunction such as hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism is due to autoimmune thyroid disease. This causes the immune system to wrongly mount an attack on the affected area, gradually destroy the thyroid, or make it overactive.
As compared to males the problem of thyroidism is more in women. In pregnancy this problem can take a serious condition.
In Ayurvedic View, when the agni is low or weak, a person experiences “hypothyroidism. The slow metabolic rate may result in kapha aggravated symptoms such as weight gain, tiredness, lethargy, cold intolerance, edema, depression, poor memory and concentration. All organ function is slowed down. The slowed metabolism may also result in Vata symptoms of constipation, dry skin, brittle hair, muscle stiffness and hoarse voice.
On the other hand, if the thyroid gland is overactive as in “hyperthyroidism, the agni is just too high and metabolism takes place too fast. We see pitta/vata aggravated symptoms such as irritation, anger, over-anxiety, rapid heart rate, low weight, deep shallow respiration, diarrhea, heat intolerance, flushing, menstrual disturbance, fatigue and bulging of eyes. In this case, all organ function is sped up.
Panchkarma Therapies are physical therapies such as various massages, enemas, and other procedures described below which correspond to the bodies own natural cleansing functions. Normally, the body can cleanse itself without assistance.