SCA - a swelling of the thyroid gland. In itself the name of "goiter" is taken from the designation of the area of the enlarged esophagus in birds. It also called goiter is a kind of septic tank for food.
This disease is most common in countries where there is a deficiency of iodine (but may be caused by a high content of iodine on the background of the use of iodine preparations). Women are prone to this disease is 5 times more often than men. Educated nodes - is not nothing but a lot of fibrotic scars that form in the tissues of the thyroid gland http://synthroidnews.net/.
The thyroid gland (thyroid) - Exchange Control Center substances in the human body. It is often referred to as health guard, so it behaves accordingly, if a person has it there were some problems: possible irritability, mood swings, fatigue and drowsiness.
Problems with the thyroid gland are more often in women in adulthood, but for men this problem is quite relevant.
The thyroid gland - is one of the most important organs of our body. Despite its miniscule size and weight (about 20 grams), it is truly life energy generator. No wonder doctors call it "work bee". The thyroid gland produces thyroxine, triiodothyronine, and it is these substances, without which the production of energy needed by the body is practically impossible. And this energy is directed to the operation of all systems and organs.
Thyroid regulates the activity of the heart, brain activity, muscle tone ( "muscular armor"). It is the guardian of health. Women with age comes hormonal changes - before and after menopause. Therefore, thyroid gland is very sensitive at this time, quick to respond to stress, weakened immune system, infections, deficiency or overabundance of iodine. Due to the fact that there is abnormal activation of antibodies that counteract the healthy cells, with the age of the woman's body is exposed to more autoimmune diseases. These antibodies reduce the function of the thyroid gland. As a result, there is a weakness, deterioration in the quality of memory, swelling, weight gain, dry skin, brittle hair, muscle pain and cramping, and constipation.
In the primary stages of the patients can not observe even the slightest manifestation of goiter. Formation of the disease over time, provokes an obvious bulging or swelling of the neck in the front part of it (in the Adam's apple). Increased endocrine gland also starts to put pressure on the trachea, nerves and blood vessels of the type that are located in the vicinity. Diffuse goiter, visually identified by a uniform increase in the thyroid. If we talk about the nodal variety, it is most often much more increased from one side of the larynx. That is, when this is expressed not only irregular but also increase nonuniform.
When presented neoplasm, which is accompanied by hypothyroidism, may form an atypical form of pneumonia, bronchitis or acute respiratory viral infections. In addition, women often occurs hypotension, painful and uncomfortable just like tightness in the heart. All this progression the disease is compounded by shortness of breath, decreased habitual inclination to any meal, gastric distention, nausea and drowsiness. In the final stages of deteriorating memory and increases the weight, despite all the problems with the gastrointestinal tract.
At males on the basis of insufficient iodine ratio in the blood of a decrease in sexual desire, sexual function destabilization. For women, characterized by changes such as menstrual disorders, which, in turn, is a catalyst for infertility and miscarriages.