There is not much to worry regarding diet in thyroid disease. Our salt and water is iodinated now and you do not need to take extra iodine. If you have a goitre, it is advisable to avoid goitrogens: soybean related foods, cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, etc, they release a compound called goitrin […]
Do I have a Goitre?
What is Goitre? When the thyroid gland becomes big it is called goitre, whatever may be the reason. There is no direct relation between the size of the gland with the function that is the amount of thyroid hormone coming out of the gland. So a goitre can produce normal thyroid hormone, can be hypothyroid […]
Basics of Thyroid
What is Thyroid? Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland situated in front of the neck, normally not visible unless in a very thin individual. The function of the thyroid gland is to produce thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland is controlled by another gland below the brain called as the pituitary, which is the “master” endocrine […]