AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THYROID GLAND AND ITS DISORDERS IN RELATION TO DIFFERENT CHAKRAS (AJNA, VISUDDHI AND MANIPURA)
Keywords:Thyroid gland, chakra, ajna chakra, visuddhi, manipura chakra, thyroid disorders
The thyroid gland is one of the most important and largest endocrine gland of the human body and situated in the front of the neck. It plays an important role in metabolism of food, to regulate basal metabolic rate, stimulates somatic and psychic growth and plays an im-portant role in calcium metabolism. Thyroid disorders are a common type of life style disor-ders. The global prevalence of thyroid disorders was 10.36% for hypothyroidism, 7.9% for euthyroidism and 86.2% for hyperthyroidism. It is estimated that about 42 million people in India suffering from various kinds of thyroid disorders. The most common thyroid disorders are hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiter and Hashimoto’s disease etc. In our body vari-ous types of Chakras (Wheel or circle) are present which are regulate and stimulate the nerv-ous system as well as endocrine system in a different manner and provide us a healthy body, mind and soul. The knowledge of shatchakras are based on the equilibrium of mind, soul and consciousness with sushumna nadi kendras (nerve centers) present in meru danda (ver-tebral column). The chakras balancing and healing helps in treating various kinds of diseases related to our body and mind. These Chakras are related to the functioning of the thyroid gland direct or indirect way so the present study has designed or focused in thyroid disorders in relation to different Chakras (i.e. Ajna, Vishuddhi and Manipur chakra).
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