Thyroid is the most well known endocrine gland, which has been identified since antiquity, especially by the more commonly known name, Goiter. Thus it has adorned some of paintings, art works and even writings.
Thyroid disorders are the most prevalent endocrine disorders known to mankind.
Understanding the entire history, evolutionary biology, embryological development, its role in psychiatry is crucial for its successful treatment.
With the development of Psychoneuroendocrinology we understand how a variety of psychobiological factors interact and result in illnesses and how a state of physiological wellness is so intimately connected with our emotional proclivities.
It refutes the mind/body dichotomy as it is never a mind OR body rather always a mind-body event, which is a fundamental teaching of Homoeopathy.
Some clinical tips on thyroid along with two case studies (one of hyperthyroidism and another of hypothyroidism) are added along with their reports.