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Acupressure treatment for Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid Gland

It is situated in the throat, behind the hyoid bone (Adam's apple). it has two lobes. it secretes 3 hormones namely :-

- tri- iodothyronine (T3)

- Thyroxin (T4)

- Calcitonin

Diseases of thyroid gland :-

Hyperthyroidism : when serum T3 and T4 level is increased & TSH level is remarkably reduced, it results in hyperthyroidism. it affects nearly all organs including GI tracts, cardiovascular, skin, respiratory, neuromuscular, reproductive & produces series of symptoms and signs.

Hypothyroidism : when serum T4 levels are low & TSH levels are high (< 5 m U/L) , serum cholesterol & triglycerides levels are raised, the condition is called Hypothyroidism. like hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism also sffect all vital organs.

Normal values :

serum cholesterol : less than 200 mg %

serum T3 : 0.75 - 2.1 ng/ml

serum T4 : 4.7 - 12.0 ug %

serum TSH : 0.75 - 5.0 uv/ml

Acupressure treatment for thyroid disorders :

St 9, 27

CV 22

GV 14, 15, 20

LI 4, 18

GB 12, 21

Reflex points:

Brain, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, kidney, cervical vertebrae, large intestine, heart.

 

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