Thyroid gland synthesize,store and secrete two hormones - Thyroxine and tri-iodo thyroxine;iodine is an essential constituent of these hormones.The decreased function of thyroid gland is called Hypothyroidism.The main symptoms are Oedema,weight gain and thickening of skin and mental derangements,it is more common in ladies during the age of 30 to 50 years.

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(Doses)
Lack of self confidence;absent minded;easily offended;loss of memmory;feels better after eating Anacardium or.30 or 200 6 hourly
Shy;childish behaviour;aversion to strangers;chilly patient Baryta carb.200 or 1M weekly(3)
History of abortions;weight gain;oedema of extremities and face Pyrogenium 200 or 1M weekly(3)
In chronic cases;as an intercurrent remedy Tuberculinum k.1M fortnightly(3)
In unmarried persons;forced to celibacy;old bachelors and maids Conium mac.200 or 1M weekly(3)
Melancholy,irritabilty and restlessness;desires sweets,cannot stand opposition Thyroidin.3X or 30 4 hourly
With restlessness;eats well yet emaciates Iodium 30 4 hourly
Fear of darkness and thunderstroms;delicate,anaemic patients,craves for cold and salt preparations Phosphorus 200 weekly(3)
For hot patients;sweats easily;worse in warm damp weather.Better from any motion,exercise and at sea Bromium 30 weekly(6)