Treatment of Thyroid Problems


10 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

This course provides first a detailed discussion of goiter in Chinese medicine with aetiology, pathology, diagnosis, patterns and treatment. The treatment is based on both herbal medicine and acupuncture.

After discussing goiter, the course will describe the treatment of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism with detailed pattern identification. In the context of these two conditions, Hashimotos’ thyroiditis and Graves’ disease will be discussed. The autoimmune aspect of these diseases will be explored and guidelines given for the treatment of the underlying immune dysfunction.

The course will also provide an extensive review of modern Chinese literature on the treatment of thyroid problems.

This course consists of an over 250 slide presentation with video narration, text, diagrams and photos. The treatment discussed includes herbal medicine and acupuncture.