Best and worst foods for your thyroid health

The attention to food and nutrients to encourage proper functioning of the gland is often ignored. The nutrients that the thyroid gland needs are easily available in many food items. Ankita Ghag, clinical nutritionist, Co-founder and director, Vacchan Arogya lists out some food stuffs to consume and avoid, in order to boost the thyroid health

Best and worst foods for your thyroid healthYour thyroid is your body’s silent workhorse-most of the time; it functions so smoothly that we forget it’s there. But this little, butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of your neck helps regulate your metabolism, temperature, heartbeat, and more, and if it starts to go haywire, you’ll notice. Though the thyroid is small, it’s a major […]

After a year: ‘Finally, I am able to speak with my daughter, post-surgery’

Kamal Kambale was asked to undergo speech therapy. But nothing helped the nerve damage that she suffered after the operation and her voice could not improve with the speech therapy. The doctors then took the decision of operating upon her vocal cords

After a year: ‘Finally, I am able to speak with my daughter, post-surgery’Doctors at Sassoon Hospital in Pune helped a 57 year-old female clerk to get back her true original voice. A clerk at B J Medical’s Sassoon hospital had almost lost her voice after she was operated for thyroid. Doctors performed a rare surgical intervention and the woman is happy now as her original voice is […]

4 signs of thyroid cancer you should never ignore

If you have any of these potential thyroid cancer symptoms, ask your doctor if you should get a fine needle aspiration to test for cancer

4 signs of thyroid cancer you should never ignoreThe importance of thyroid symptoms you can see Doctors usually find thyroid cancer when patients are getting ultrasounds, CT scans, or MRIs for an unrelated reason, but the nodules will rarely cause problems, says Michael Tuttle, MD, an endocrinologist with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Patients can usually choose to keep an eye on the […]

Forget the whole soul thing—your eyes are actually a window to your health

Here are 10 important health conditions your eyes can reveal

Forget the whole soul thing—your eyes are actually a window to your health“Simply by looking in someone’s eyes, we can see things like arteries, veins, and nerves, which are a reflection of what’s going on in the rest of the body,” says Rahul Khurana, MD, a retina specialist in northern California. That’s why the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends everyone get a baseline eye exam by age […]