Thyroid<br />Eli Green <br />PED 488 Program Design for Healthy and Special Populations<br />
What is Thyroid?<br />The thyroid gland is part of the Endocrine system and  secretes many hormones throughout the body.<b...
Thyroid Anatomy<br />
Thyroid Physiology<br />
Hyperthyroidism<br />Hyperthyroidism means that your body secretes too much thyroid hormones.<br />Increase in appetite wi...
Hypothyroidism<br />Hypothyroidism means that your body does not make enough thyroid hormone.<br />Tired, weak, and depres...
Medications<br />Hyperthyroidism<br />Methimazole<br />Propylthiouracil<br />Tapazole<br />Hypothyroidism<br />Levothyroxi...
Benefits of Exercise<br />Control/ stablize thyroid hormone secretion.<br />Improve CV health.<br />Decrease risk of CVD.<...
Risk with exercise<br />Hyperthyroid may increase risk of CVD.<br />Irregular heart beat.<br />Increased heart rate.<br />...
References<br />www.webmd.com<br />http://www.ehow.co.uk/video_5113061_thyroid-function_.html<br />
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  1. 1. Thyroid<br />Eli Green <br />PED 488 Program Design for Healthy and Special Populations<br />
  2. 2. What is Thyroid?<br />The thyroid gland is part of the Endocrine system and secretes many hormones throughout the body.<br />The overall produced hormones are known as thyroid hormone.<br />The thyroid hormone acts to influence metabolism, body temperature, growth, and brain development.<br />Regulated by Hypothalamus.<br />
  3. 3. Thyroid Anatomy<br />
  4. 4. Thyroid Physiology<br />
  5. 5. Hyperthyroidism<br />Hyperthyroidism means that your body secretes too much thyroid hormones.<br />Increase in appetite with a decrease or no change in body weight.<br />Increases HR.<br />Muscle and joint pain.<br />Nervous or moody.<br />Can lead to serious heart problems.<br />Graves’ disease.<br />
  6. 6. Hypothyroidism<br />Hypothyroidism means that your body does not make enough thyroid hormone.<br />Tired, weak, and depressed.<br />Weight gain, dry skin, and hair loss.<br />People of any age can get hypothyroidism, but older adults are most likely to get it. Especially women 60 years of age and older have the highest risk.<br />Raises cholesterol levels, increases risk of heart attack, or stroke.<br />Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis<br />Causes the body’s immune system to attack thyroid tissue.<br />
  7. 7. Medications<br />Hyperthyroidism<br />Methimazole<br />Propylthiouracil<br />Tapazole<br />Hypothyroidism<br />Levothyroxine<br />Synthroid<br />Levoxyl<br />
  8. 8. Benefits of Exercise<br />Control/ stablize thyroid hormone secretion.<br />Improve CV health.<br />Decrease risk of CVD.<br />Decreases muscle and joint pain.<br />Weight Management<br />
  9. 9. Risk with exercise<br />Hyperthyroid may increase risk of CVD.<br />Irregular heart beat.<br />Increased heart rate.<br />A client with hyperthyroidism blood panel.<br />High cholesterol<br />High BP<br />Heart Rate<br />Hypoglycemia<br />
  10. 10. References<br />www.webmd.com<br />http://www.ehow.co.uk/video_5113061_thyroid-function_.html<br />
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