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

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