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Goiter is a condition in which there is a swelling of the thyroid gland at the back of the neck. Women are more vulnerable to it as compared to men. The major symptoms are swelling of the thyroid gland, diminished power of concentration, emotional upsets, depression. The chief causes of goiter are deficiency of iodine in the diet and physical and emotional disturbances.

It is necessary to use or consume iodized salt only. Consumption of pineapple, guava, and ripe tomatoes help to bridge the deficiency of iodine by supplying natural iodine in health system of the goiter attacked patient. The dietary inclusions are the best possible ways to treat the problem of goiter.
  • Iodine rich salt and diet
  • Too much thyroid hormones can cause toxic levels to build up in the body. This can lead to symptoms such as fast heartbeat, diarrhea, and insomnia. If the goiter was brought on by a particular medicine, the condition being treated could worsen or return, if the medicine is discontinued.
  • Surgery carries the risks of bleeding, infection, and allergic reaction to anesthesia.
Other Remedies
  • Ground the seeds of flax in water and heat it. Apply this on the swollen area. Then, bandage the leaves of the tree over it. It is a useful remedy for curing goiter.
  • A simple way would be to do the neck stretches and exercises daily. These help stretch the muscles that are attached to the thyroid gland. Aerobics and jogging also help relieve a person suffering from goiter.
  • Include barley water in the regular diet. Have it at least once every day as it proves worthwhile in curing goiter.
  • Take 1 tsp of the juice of the leaves of swamp cabbage with tea almonds. Consuming this combination once or twice a day is beneficial in treating goiter.
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