Cases of thyroid are steadily increasing, especially among women owing to several factors. Thyroid is considered by many to be a 'silent killer', as its symptoms are visible at a much later stage of the medical condition. There are two types of thyroid - hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. The thyroid gland produces thyroxin hormone, which controls the sensitivity of other hormones in the body. The risk of thyroid disease increases with ageing. Thyroid slows down the rate of metabolism of the body. This means that the food you eat is not being appropriately used for your energy needs. As a result, there is a visible accumulation of fat and weight gain, which can even shoot up in 10-15 days of increased thyroid levels. Other symptoms may include dizziness, nausea, etc.
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Apart from relying on medicines, it is necessary to work towards managing weight in most cases. Yoga is one such form of exercise, which not helps in managing weight but also significantly reduces the symptoms of thyroid in most cases. Taking us all through some easy yoga asanas for thyroid, yoga expert Shikha Mehra explains it all.
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