Foods for Thyroid Disease

Thyroid Foods Foods that we eat play a role in production of Thyroid Hormones, excessive action of the thyroid gland can cause Graves’ Disease, while under activity can cause Myxedema.  Foods that reduce Thyroid Function Certain foods contain chemicals which block the production of thyroid hormone, particularly cabbage, broccoli, rutabaga, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, watercress,… Read More Foods for Thyroid Disease

Graves Disease – An Autoimmune Disorder

Overview of Graves Disease Graves ’ Disease, also recognized as Toxic Diffuse Goiter, is the most widespread source of hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormone than the body requires. Hyperthyroidism causes many of the body’s functions to speed up. Graves’ Disease is an Autoimmune Disorder, in… Read More Graves Disease – An Autoimmune Disorder