Thyroid disorders can occur in many forms, but hypothyroidism is one of the most common. Symptoms of hypothyroidism are varied...
Finding effective hypothyroidism natural treatment starts with a basic understanding of your endocrine system.
The endocrine system consists of –
- Pituitary gland
- Thyroid gland
These organs secrete a variety of hormones including growth hormone, insulin, thyroid hormone, estrogen, testosterone, etc. The hormones produced in the endocrine system regulate a variety of functions in the body, including metabolism, growth, reproduction, and development.
Three hormones are produced by the thyroid gland-
- T3 (Triiodothyronine)
- T4 (Thyroxine)
T3 and T4 are used by the body to regulate energy and metabolism. As these hormones enter the bloodstream, they are transported throughout the body. They are found in almost every type of cell, across all organs and systems.