The thyroid is the gas pedal that drives your bodyís metabolism. Thyroid imbalances have ramifications in many areas of a personís health. A butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, the thyroid is susceptible to damage in the event of a neck injury; whiplash; or toxins such as chlorine, bromine, and fluoride in the diet and environment. In addition, deficiencies of iodine and selenium in the body inhibit the function of this vital gland.
Thyroid disorders (also called thyroid diseases) include:
If you have any of the following symptoms, they may be caused by thyroid problems -- and we may be able to help:
Addressing thyroid conditions and symptoms requires an integrated approach that some forms of conventional medicine may overlook. By applying holistic medicine, Dr. Kather treats you, not your disease.