Hypothyroidism or lack of thyroid hormone production causes the body’s functions to slow down. People with this condition experience a slower metabolic rate and gain weight. On this World Thyroid Awareness Day, observed on May 25 every year, here’s 5 lifestyle changes to help deal with Hypothyroidism.
One in ten adults in India suffer from hypothyroidism. The signs and symptoms take time to develop and varies from age to age. Children and teenagers may face slight weight gain, dryness of skin, excessive sleep, irregular menstrual cycle, hair fall and indigestion. In case of adults, the problems remain the same along with depression, muscle and joint pain.
Untreated Hypothyroidism can lead to Goitre — a condition that leads to abnormal enlargement of thyroid gland .
Follow there tips on how to treat hypothyroidism.
Drink plenty of water
Avoid smoking or drinking alcohol
Besides all these, proper medication and regular check-ups are necessary.