Diseases and cure related to Parathyroid and Adrenal Glands
Parathyroid Gland - These glands are found in thyroid. Main function of these glands is to regulate calcium-phosphorus metabolism in the body. This function is completed by the hormone parathormone secreted by this gland.
Astrological ruler of parathyroid gland is saturn. If saturn is not well placed or afflicted by malefics in the horoscope, native may face issues of this gland. Diseases caused by the improper functioning of this gland are Hyperparathyroidisim and Hypoparathyroidism.
Hyperparathyroidisim : When the gland secrets excessive calcium native suffers from Hyperparathyroidisim. Due to excessive calcium in the blood, muscles get weak. When calcium is stolen from the bones to run in the blood, bones become fragile and brittle which causes hypercalcemia.
Hypoparathyroidism : Due to lowered levels of calcium in the blood person suffers from Hypoparathyroidism. Person may suffer from cramps in the body, nervousness, fear, anxiety, depression.
To cure diseases related to Parathyroid Gland, one must include calcium, vitamin D and magnesium in their diet. Although, milk is said to be taken regularly for such deficiency, but dairy products should be taken in moderation. Person suffering from Hypoparathyroidism should avoid phosphorus rich foods in their diet. Native should include mint, mustard, soybeans, hazelnuts in their diet.
Adrenal Glands - Adrenal glands consist of the cortex and the medulla. The cortex secretes cortisone hormone which influences the carbohydrate metabolism and also take care of sex hormones. Role of the medulla is to release hormone called adrenaline which helps in the break down of fatty acids and and glycogen in the body.
Astrological ruler of adrenal gland is mars. If mars is not well placed or afflicted by malefics in the horoscope, native may face issues of this gland. Diseases caused by the improper functioning of this gland are Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome, Hypoglycemia, Diabetes.
Addison's Disease : Adrenal glands secrete hormones cortisol and corticosterone, so problems in the secretion of these hormones causes corticol hypofunction which results into weakness in muscles, gastric problems, skin issues, weight loss etc.
Cushing's syndrome - Excess secretion of corticol hormones causes this syndrome. Person may face weakness, edema, fast hair growth, skin pigmentation.
Diabetes and Hypoglycemia - Person suffering from excess stress causes problems in adrenal glands which then is transferred to pancreas resulting either diabetes or hypoglycemia.
Person suffering from the above diseases should include phosphorus and zinc related foods in their diet, which will not reduce stress but also helps cure the ailments.