Diseases related to Pituitary gland and Thyroid



Pituitary and Thyroid are a part of endocrine system. Main function of the glands of endocrine system is to produce hormones that affects the working of other cellular organs. Today, we will talk about these two glands :

Pituitary Gland - Capricorn (anterior pituitary) and Cancer (posterior pituitary) rule the pituitary gland. It is located in the middle of the skull. Each anterior and posterior pituitary produces its own hormones, which has their own functions. The anterior pituitary gland produces such hormones which helps other glands to produce their hormones. Since pituitary glands produces hormones to help other glands in producing hormones, therefore diseases caused by pituitary gland is very difficult to diagnose. It is difficult to analyse whether the disease is caused by pituitary itself or by targeted gland.

People with afflicted capricorn and cancer signs in their horoscope are susceptible to face health issues related to pituitary gland.

Problems caused by pituitary gland can be controlled by including raw foods high in minerals like wheat sprouts and alfalfa are which are very helpful for the protection of this gland. One can also include parsley, watercress and kelp in their diet. You can also prepare a 'small magic potion' daily to help reduce problems related to pituitary gland. All you have to do is take some tomato juice, half lemon juice, 2 tbsp of celery juice and 1 tbsp desiccated liver. Drink it daily in the morning.

Thyroid Gland - Mercury and Taurus rule the thyroid gland. This gland is located at the base of the neck and around the trachea. Blood after extracting iodine from iodized foods reaches the thyroid gland producing hormones naming thyroxine and thriodothyronine. Main function of thyroid gland is the regulation of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism.

People with afflicted mercury (either posited in 6/8/12 houses or conjuct with 6/8/12 lords or aspected by malefics etc ) and taurus sign in their horoscope face problems related to thyroid gland. Diseases caused by problematic thyroid gland is Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism.

Hyperthyroidism - It is more common in women. Symptoms are loss of weight, nervousness, Grave's disease, protruding eyeballs. After pregnancy, women suddenly gain weight, hair losses its natural shine becomes dry. Regular consumption of birth control pills can also lead to Hyperthyroidism.

Hypothyroidism- In this disease, person suddenly gains weight. Skin becomes dry and flaky with low blood pressure. Such a person becomes sensitive to cold as well.

People suffering from  Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism can include salt water fish. Use of iodized salt should be increased. Algae and Irish moss can also be included in the diet. Algae is the rich source of zinc, which is found in the thyroid gland in high amounts.


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