Dr. med. Jürgen Hennecke, Aachen
Around 15 % of the German population suffer from enlargement of the thyroid (goitre), around 2 % from hyperthyroidism and around 1 % from hypothyroidism. As a result, thyroid disorders are amongst the most common metabolic disorders.
BICOM therapy can often have a beneficial effect on the course of the disease and relieve the symptoms.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE THYROID
The thyroid produces two hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) which stimulate the metabolism of virtually all the body’s cells and also affect most other endocrine glands. The pituitary gland regulates production of these hormones through a feedback system. The pituitary is, in turn, influenced by the hypothalamus and thus the individual’s psychological state (emotions). Hormones from other endocrine glands and medication can also provoke changes in this control circuit. In terms of energy, various pathological influences (radiation, interference fields, scars, allergi...