A REVIEW ON THYROID DISORDERS ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA
*Dr. Christy Jose Cherian and Meghana N.
Thyroid diseases are alarmingly increasing in the present era. Thyroid gland is related to many of the bodily functions and the basal metabolic rate. Generally, physicians advise to cut short salt levels in food to reduce risks of conditions like hypertension, obesity, heart diseases. On the other side, hypothyroidism and related pathologies are increasing due to low sodium diet and lack of public awareness regarding importance of Iodine and its relation with thyroid diseases. Therefore, this research article focusses on modern and Ayurvedic views of thyroid pathologies and role of Salt in preventing these pathologies.
Keywords: Thyroid diseases are alarmingly increasing in the present era.
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