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My wife age 28 is TTC with TSH 4.93. She is on thyrofit 25 mg medication. Before medication TSH was 7.5. Is it possible to conceive. And possible remedies.
I am diabetic 2 and what type and how much I should take daily fresh fruits though I use to walk for half an hour and do exercise with some stretching and light weight training daily. Kindly guide. Regards.
Blood pressure 146/88, glucose level 102 fasting, bp tabs to be prescribe? age 38, since 2 - 3 months bp range.
Sir my wife has a diabetes due to pancreas stone. Everything is okay but I want to ask you it's a dangerous diabetes? And it's a type 1 or type 2 And in this types of diabetes which type of carrying is done. Please tel me sir.
How can a person fully cure from diabetes and what diet should she follows? How much time it" ll take to get rid from diabetes.
Sir how I control my sugar level. Please tell me solution some home tips. Present time my sugar level is normal but some time this is some high my age is 30 years old. So please tell me about some tips. Thanks.
Hello, I encountered dengue in mid 2014 (delhi, college trip) since then there has been a disbalance in my health. The dengue period was followed by a bike accident and operation for the same which worsened everything. All this happened during my three year stay in Jaipur. I was unhappy about my decision of choosing Jaipur as I was talked into to do it by one of my relatives, the initial months I felt terrible at choosing the relatives place for my college life and then the above incidents (dengue and accident) occurred! During my operation I did a thyroid test to check whether why I'm actually felling so pathetic. There was TSH disbalance (Hypo) What caused it dengue or the unhappy/regretful/stressful stay? Or something else?
Do you feel extremely tired many times in a day? Are you experiencing sudden weight gain, chills at night and hair loss? Is your neck a bit bloated up? If you are experiencing any of the mentioned symptoms, it might be that your body regulator- Thyroid- is unbalanced. Quick 3 tests can help you detect any abnormality - TSH, T3 and T4. Women were three times more likely to be affected by thyroid dysfunction than men. 1 in 10 adults in India suffers from hypothyroidism, with 50 per cent being women.
What is the thyroid gland?
The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland in the front of the neck. It produces hormones that control the speed of your metabolism - the system that helps the body use energy. Thyroid disorders can slow down or rev up your metabolism by disrupting the production of thyroid hormones. When hormone levels become too low or too high, you may experience a wide range of symptoms.
What are the Symptoms?
Thyroid can be of 2 types - Hyper (Overactive) and Hypo (Underactive) Thyroid.
|High and Overactive Thyroid|
|Dry Skin & Hair||Tremors - Hand Shaking|
|Brittle Hair||Hair loss or thinning hair|
|Low Pulse||High Pulse|
|Weight Gain||Weight loss without trying|
|Intolerance to cold temperature||Intolerance to hot temperature|
|Swelling in lower part of neck||Swelling in lower part of neck|
The swelling in the neck is a major and most significant feature. Hence one should always do the Self Neck Test.
Who should be tested?
Women aged 35 and above or those with symptoms/risk factors/family history are the right candidates for screening. It has been estimated that 75% of the people suffering from thyroid are undiagnosed.
Diagnosing thyroid disorders - A simple blood test can provide an answer. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) levels determine thyroid hypo and hyper function as it regulates the work of thyroid gland. Rarely an imaging study or biopsy is needed. Two additional tests may be required - T3 and T4.
What happens if Thyroid remains undetected?
As Thyroid disorders are hormonal imbalances, undetection can lead to a number of secondary complications:
- High Cholesterol and Hypertension
- Hair Fall
- Heart Disease
- Complications in pregnancy
It's there any side effect of taking 1 scoop (approx 30gms) of whey proteins a day which are available in market? Will that raise uric acid levels?
Dear sir i want to ask u about my sugar, from last 9 month my sugar was above 150 fasting and 300 posting currently i m taking glycomate 3\850 and vogs 500mg please suggest me
I am diabetic since last 2 years. Now I have leg burning issue as well as lots of pain in legs. Also knee paining. Doctor found no pulse in legs. What are solutions for said issues.
I am 63 checked the blood for sugar the fasting is 129 2hrs after food 139. Pl let me know I am diabetic?
Hi I am 29 years old male. I am having diabetes and currently taking insulin three times. Will it effect potency in any way?
|HYPOTHYROIDISM OR MYXOEDEMA [HYPOTHYROID]|
HYPOTHYROIDISM / MYXOEDEMA
Hypothyroidism is a clinical condition, which results from deficiency of thyroid hormones.
Hypothyroidism with deposition of mucinous substance in subcutaneous tissues is known as ‘myxoedema`.
|• Primary thyroid gland involvement.
• Lack of pituitary TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone).
• Hypothalamic deficiency of TRH (thyrotropin-releasing hormone).
• Autoimmune thyroiditis.
• Severe iodine deficiency.
|SIGN AND SYMPTOMS:|
|• Slowing down of mental and physical functions of the body.
• Easy fatigability and tiredness.
• Body ache.
• Puffiness of face.
• Edema feet.
• Weight gain.
• Increased sensitivity to cold.
• Dryness of skin.
• Brittle nails.
• Hair fall.
• Hoarseness of voice.
• Hearing loss.
• Tendency for repeated infections.
• Muscle cramps.
• Shortness of breath.
• Mood swings.
• Slow speech.
• Menorrhagia (profuse menses).
• Occasionally rise in blood pressure.
• Avoid goitrogens (food that blocks the utilization of iodine): turnips, cabbage, mustard, cassava root, soybeans, peanuts, pine nuts and millets. Cooking usually inactivates goitrogens.
|• Increase consumption of iodine, it is an important building block of thyroid hormone:
– Sea food, meat, milk and milk, sea plants- kelp, dulse (vegetable sea food) and Japanese sea vegetables. Plants grown in iodine rich soils are also good source of iodine.
– Iodized salt is a primary source of iodine.
• Increase consumption of copper, selenium and zinc as these minerals are essential for normal thyroid hormone production and metabolism.
• Foods rich in copper:
– Meat gelatin, eggs, yeast, lamb; pork; pheasant quail; duck; goose; squid; salmon; organ meats.
– Soy and soy products, nuts and seeds, beans, legumes; almonds, broccoli, garlic; bran breads and cereals; sea plants and mushrooms.
– Dried beans - soy beans, lima beans, baked beans, dried peas; lentils; barley.
– Dried fruits including raisins, dates, prunes, avocado, Chocolate.
– Some amount of cooper is obtained from cooking in copper vessels.
• Foods rich in selenium:
– Grains, Brazil nuts, garlic, wheat germ and brewer`s yeast, fish, shellfish, eggs, red meat, chicken and liver.
• Food rich in zinc: Good dietary sources of zinc include seafood (especially oysters), beef, oatmeal, chicken, liver, spinach, nuts and seeds.
– Meat, poultry and milk, shell fish, crab, shrimp and sea plants etc.
– Plant foods are low in zinc, Whole wheat grains provide good amount of zinc.
• Increase consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids, one of the PUFA`s (poly unsaturated fatty acids), as it also contributes to normal thyroid function: Fish and fish oils provide excellent forms of omega-3s as well as vitamin A, which improves thyroid receptor binding and thyroid hormone activity. Flax / linseed oil is the richest source of PUFA`s. Other oils that contain PUFA`s are safflower oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil, maize oil, sesame oil, rich bran oil, ground nut oil, mustard oil and olive oil.
• Increase consumption of proteins - tyrosine, an amino acid is a precursor for making thyroid hormone :
– Milk and milk products, eggs (is the richest source), Flesh food: meat, fish, and poultry.
– Nuts and oilseeds, pulses, cereals.
• Mild to moderate exercise is advisable, exercise stimulates thyroid gland function.
• Practise yoga, helps in increasing tissue sensitivity to thyroid hormone.
|• If myxoedema presents with complications like cardiac failure or coma consult your physician immediately. Immediate medical attention is necessary.|