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What is Thyroid

Thyroid is one of the largest endocrine gland. It is the butterfly Shaped gland found in Neck.Hormonal output from the thyroid is stimulated by Thyroid Stimulating hormone (TSH) produced by anterior pituitatory.

Thyroid problem Ranges from Small Goitre to Life threatening Thyroid Cancer.

Common Health Problems Concerned with Thyroid


Hypo Thyroidism

Hypo Thyroidism Due to Insufficient hormone production.

  • Intolerance to cold
  • Weight gain
  • Tired all the time
  • Periods very heavy
  • Depression /Slowing of thought process
  • Constipation
  • Hair thinning/ Dry coarse Hair
  • Goitre
  • Slow heart rate even when exercising

Hyper Thyroidism

Too much thyroid hormone production.

  • Intolerance to heat
  • weight loss
  • Periods often stop
  • Tired but restless
  • Anxiety
  • Diarrhoea / Loose bowel movements
  • Hair thinning/ Dry coarse Hair
  • Goitre
  • Fast heart rate even at rest.


Therapeutic Cure for Thyroid

  • Treatment involves resetting the body’s metabolism to normal.
  • maintaining the healthy weight
  • Stress relieving
  • Controlling Anxiety
  • Being active.
  • Balanced diet.

How CFME will help:

metabolism


Protein Energy malnutrition

PEM is one of the important Public Health Problems in most of the developing Countries like India, South East Asia & Africa.

What is Protein Energy Malnutrition?

Protein Energy Malnutrition is potentially a depletion disorder of the fatal body; it refers to the malnutrition where there is inadequate Energy & protein Intake.

Types of PEM:

1.Primary PEM

It occurs mainly due to the inadequate supply of Protein in the diet.

2.Secondary PEM

It is Common in US, It occurs as a complication of AIDS, Cancer, Chronic kidney failure, Inflammatory bowel disease & other illnesses which inhibits the absorption of other nutrients.

3.Kwashiorkar

  • It usually affects younger children aged between 1 – 5 years.
  • But it is prevalent among all age groups.
  • This is mainly due to insufficient supply of Protein with moderate supply of the energy through diet.

4.Marasmus

  • It is mainly due to deficiency in calorie intake
  • It usually affects the children under one year age.
  • It occurs when the person is malnourished for long

periods of time say over a year.

  • The affected person will appear extremely thin & Week.
  • Most of the elderly people are also vulnerable to Marasmus due to
    Loss of appetite & limited access to food.

5.Marasmic Kwashiorkor

  • As the name suggests this type of malnutrition lies between both kwashiorkor & marasmus.
  • It is characterized by more body fat & some amount of fluid.

How CFME will help PEM:

Basic Nutritional & physical Assessments with required anthropometric measurements and bio-chemical parameters will be done.

Step 1:
In both Children & Adults our 1st aim is to monitor and correct fluid & electrolyte imbalance.
Step 2:
For the PEM Skin ulceration natural nutrients rich in Zinc will be prescribed.
Step 3:
Basic Goal of the Nutrition therapy includes the overall weight gain through proper Diet therapy.
Step 4:
Diet therapy includes the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well.
Step 5:
Mood therapy is to make the child or adult to relax & motivate him / her from their inner soul.
Step 6:
Exercise therapy to improve the energy & protein metabolism.


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