What is a Goiter and what causes it?      

What is a Goiter

Do you feel a painless but an abnormal lump of tissue in the neck that bounces up and down while swallowing or touching? If yes, then you have an Iodine Deficiency Disorder called goiter which makes your thyroid gland (located at the base of the neck) enlarged. Although goiter is painless, however a large goiter may become a hindrance to swallowing or breathing.


Causes of Goiter

Mainly caused due to a lack of iodine in the diet, Goiter may also occur due to several other reasons, namely:

  • Hashimoto’s disease
  • Grave’s disease
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Malignant tumors
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Few medications
  • Smoking
  • Pregnancy
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Thyroid
  • Excessive consumption of broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower etc.

Symptoms of Goiter

Not all goiters exhibit signs and symptoms. However, if symptomatic, the main symptom of goiter is an appearance of swelling at the base of your neck. Some other symptoms may include:

  • Coughing
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Feeling of tightness in the throat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dry skin
  • Heart palpitations
  • Lack of concentration

Goiter treatment in homeopathy

A myriad system of Medicine offer treatment of goiter. However, if you are looking for a natural and long lasting treatment, homeopathy is the right option for you. Goiter treatment in homeopathy is not just safe, highly effective and natural but also restores the harmony of the body by reducing swelling and relieving all the minute goiter symptoms.

Homeocare International has treated a number of complex goiter cases and offers goiter treatment using Constitutional Homeopathy techniques. With constitutional homeopathy, our expert homeopathy doctors treat both the symptoms of goiter as well as the root cause of the disease, thereby making the treatment holistic, natural and effective.

For more information on constitutional homeopathy treatment for goiter,  Please call our toll-free number 1800-102-2202 or visit – https://www.homeocare.in/homeopathy-goitre-treatment.html

Author Bio:

Dr.Santosh Kumar, BHMS is a  Homeopathy Expert having 14 years of Experience in the field of Homeopathy, serving at Homeocare international Dilsukhnagar branch, Hyderabad, Telangana.


What is a Goiter and What causes it?

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