|About the Book|
The hypothyroidism condition is frequently known as underactive thyroid and describes a situation in which the body’s thyroid gland does not appear to be operating like it is designed to do. The thyroid gland is the part of the body that suppliesMoreThe hypothyroidism condition is frequently known as underactive thyroid and describes a situation in which the body’s thyroid gland does not appear to be operating like it is designed to do. The thyroid gland is the part of the body that supplies hormones which permit the continuous and proper functioning of metabolism. When this is carried out, relevant hormones are transmitted to other body parts which are lower when compared to the required levels. This gives the body a challenge in being able to function in an efficient manner. Even though it is widely known as a condition that occurs in adults, there are cases of young people being affected.Certain risk factors exist for hypothyroidism and the ones that are most popular include: being a female that is more than 50 years old, a male or female over 60 years or age, being treated with radioactive iodine, an anti-thyroid drug, too much radiation exposure and a relative that has close blood ties having a particular autoimmune disease.You will find in this book information showing the relevance of diet in the maintenance of overall well-being along with health. Diet also helps in the balancing of thyroid hormones. It is equally important to change the diet to one that is beneficial as it is to see your doctor if you were told you have hypothyroidism.About the Author: The author, Steven J. Brown, is no stranger to the condition of hypothyroidism as more than one person he knows, family member and close friend, have been affected by it. This is what prompted him to conduct his own extensive research for over several years and have come up with some quite relevant information that he has put together carefully and written for this book. Persons who are directly or even indirectly affected by the disease will certainly find this book by Steven J. Brown very beneficial. These people that he knew with the condition are among the estimated 3 – 5 % of the entire population that reports a kind of hypothyroidism.With this book, Steven is aiming to provide readers with the necessary tools to fight the hypothyroidism disease. Individuals that do not directly experience the condition, however, are also given information for preventing the disease. His wish for readers that are going through the signs and symptoms of this sometimes frightening disease is to know that all is not lost and that with the proper diet, along with other important medical actions, he or she can bounce back and live a normal life. He also highlights the importance of prevention which is the best cure for hypothyroidism.