AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF THYROID DISORDERS

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This ebook deals with the subject in all completeness and clarity covering all aspects of 'Thyroid Disorders'

Many ayurvedic practioners are adopting a vague approach. Because the main obstacle in understanding the thyroid disorders is that there is no exact correlation of the thyroid gland in Ayurveda.

The main action of thyroid hormone is to act as a spark to pep-up body metabolism by increasing the oxidative phosporylation in the mitochondria.'Thyroxine is also one of the factors which regulate the metabolism. Author Dr. V.V.Lakshmi Prasuna, has successfully correlated this action with the actions of Agni , typicaly Dhatwagni, descibed in Ayurveda.

This book is divided into 4 parts. First part deals with the normal physiology, second part is hypothyroidism, third part is the hyperthyroidism and the fourth part is goiter.