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Hi I am 34 yr old male. Was detected with hyperthyroidism. Taking thyronorm daily morning. Was advised to continue for life. Can this not be brought under control or cured by any other means. I mean I don't want to take these pills for life.
High is our spirit when it comes to having chatpata khaana, cold drinks, ice creams and fast food. How excited are we in going for tests regularly once we feel diabetes creeping into our system or when we have been diagnosed of diabetes?
Going for diabetes-related check-ups is something most of us don’t take seriously. Unfortunately, most of us don’t realize the negative impact of diabetes on our body including the brain, kidneys, heart, legs and eyes. High levels of blood sugar can lead to kidney damage, blurred vision and blindness, high cholesterol and heart disease, poor blood circulation in feet and legs causing amputation in severe cases. Before it starts to cause more harm to you, it is time to go for a couple of routine tests, starting today.
Test 1 – Hemoglobin A1c
Many diabetics miss out on this one!
Getting your fasting and postprandial blood sugar levels are simply not enough.
HbA1c measures our average blood sugar of the previous three months. This is done in order to see if the blood sugar has stayed within the target and permissible range.
If the curious you want to know more about HbA1c, then here we go:
The red blood cells in our body have haemoglobin which enables the cells to facilitate oxygen in the tissues. As the cell ages, glucose molecules stick to it called ‘glycation’ in medical terms. Higher glycated haemoglobin means higher glucose levels in the blood which means higher HbA1c reading. Though normal Hb1c for non-diabetics is 4% to 5%, poorly controlled diabetes has HbA1c value of 7%. If HbA1C exceeds 8%, it means blood sugar has gone out of control.
Test 2 – Dilated Eye
People suffering from diabetes need to consult their ophthalmologist for a dilated eye exam. It’s a test in which the pupils are widened by putting eye drops so as to check any signs of blindness.
High blood sugar levels as a result of diabetes can damage the blood vessels in the retina. If not treated on time, the blood vessels can bleed leading to blurred vision and damaging the retina thereby leading to blindness in the longer run. Therefore, it’s advisable for patients suffering from Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes to go for a proper eye examination once a year. This will help in identifying eye problems and any malfunctioning in eyesight or vision that is related to diabetes. The more the delay in eye check-ups, the more are the chances of developing ocular problems.
Test 3 – Foot Examination
Patients suffering from diabetes often complain of numbness and decreased blood circulation in foot. Often they are not able to see if their foot gets injured. Even if an infection occurs, healing is slow in diabetics increasing the risk of gangrene. If ignored, the complications can lead to foot amputation.
From time to time keep checking your feet for sores and infections, especially between the toes. If you notice any ulcers, blisters, skin breakouts or redness happening, consult your doctor right away.
Test 4 – Blood Lipids/ Cholesterol Check
This test is all about lipid profile screening that should be done once a year. It checks your HDL (good cholesterol), LDL (bad cholesterol) as well as triglyceride levels. Ideally, your LDL cholesterol should be less than 100. However, if you are a patient suffering from heart disease, your doctor may advise you a further lower LDL figure.
Test 5 – Kidney function
Make it a point to get an annual urine test done. This will check out the protein levels in your body. Also make sure to get a blood test done annually to check out the creatinine level. Both these tests help in analysing the performance of your kidneys.
Test 6 – Blood Pressure
From time to time, get your blood pressure checked. As a diabetic, the goal should be to get 125/75. In case you are a healthy individual without diabetes, your blood pressure should be less than 130/80.
Now that you have got a fair knowledge of the lab tests that need to be done in case you have diabetes, go ahead and get them done. Timely screening of diabetes is the first thing you need to go for.
Remember your loved ones wants you to stay in the pink of health. FOr more doubts ask me privately
I am having hypothyroid from 1years and taking medicine regularly. I am married now and came to know that thyroid can affect pregnancy. So I am worried so much. Please give me some information related to this.
My dad has sugar problem and also creation problem is der any solution for that at home and he frequently feels hungry.
Hi, My dad is a diabetic and a kidney patient since 3 years. His serum creatinine current is 7.2 and HB is constantly dropping in every 3-4 months due to reasons unknown. As per all the reports there is no blood loss. Current HB count was 4.8 and after giving 4 units of blood it is 8.4. Please advise!
For the last 5 years I am taking Tablet Zoryl M 1 Once in the morning. Most of times sugar level remains below 200 pp, but some times goes up to 250 pp. Pl advise whether I have to increase dose or not.
I am a beginer in diabetes but dont want to take medicine. Every day morning I drink okra water, then goosbery, kovakkai, lemon, turmeric mixed juice I used to drink. Then I boil some leaves such as guava leaves, curry leaves, drumstick leaves, navara leaves and thulasi leaves and patta. Is it reduce sugar to normal state? occasionaly I go for walking 4 kms.
2 months back due to sum health issues I made all test in reports my sugar level was high but I am not a diabetic patient this month its normal even 3rd time made test also. Why this happens I am worried whether I am suffering from diabetes could you please understand and guide me. Still I am not taking any medicine.
Hie sir. I am a girl. 22 years old. Sir I have issues with my teeth. Almost all my teeth are rotten. I do not eat much chocolates, neither sugar or anything. How can I stop decaying my teeth in future. Any eatables or medicine I require plzzz tell me.
My son 13 yrs old has type 1 diabetes since last 7 yrs. He is not ready to inject before meals. He undstands its ill effects slso but is fed up of pricks 4 times a day. Please suggest how to resolve.
In most cases where the thyroid is dysfunctional, symptoms arise relating to the imbalance of the thyroid hormones. Conventional medicine generally treats people with synthroid, or its generic equivalent, which is a preparation of t4, one of the two primary thyroid hormones. Some people do not respond well to synthroid and need additional supplementation with t3, the cellular active thyroid hormone. In spite of adjustments made by doctors to some patient’s hormone supplementation, unwanted symptoms may still be present affecting the patient’s lifestyle and overall health. Homeopathic remedies are useful on their own and in conjunction with conventional medicines in relieving these symptoms. Always consult your physician and an experienced homeopath for treatment for any thyroid disorders, including autoimmune thyroid diseases such as graves and hashimoto’s disease.
The homeopathic remedy iodum is indicated for patients experiencing hyperthyroidism, according to Dr. William boericke, in the materia medica and repertory. The person may feel very hot, agitated, and shaky with trembling hands and heart palpitations. There may be an increased appetite, with a desire to eat all day long, resulting in obesity; however, the individual may also have an increased metabolism and not be able to gain weight. Given in controlled doses and the correct potency, iodum may help regulate the thyroid and the pituitary gland, the source of thyroid stimulating hormone.
Fucus vesicelosus, or sea kelp, helps thyroid conditions where there is an under active thyroid with slow metabolism, according to the boericke. The remedy has the power to stimulate the thyroid and pituitary gland, helping to adjust the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone, and boost metabolic processes. When used correctly, this powerful remedy offers relief from many thyroid conditions and successfully reduces a myriad of symptoms, such as promoting weight loss, relieving sluggishness and fatigue, alleviating headaches, muscle pain and joint discomfort, and overcome many other unwanted symptoms of thyroid dysfunction.
Additionally, this remedy also has the ability to suppress an overactive thyroid when given in higher potencies and larger doses. Fucus vesicelosus should never be self-administered. It should only be used under the supervision of an experienced homeopath that can monitor your case closely. Never adjust your dose or change the potency of the remedy without first consulting your practitioner. Dietary kelp is contraindicated while taking homeopathic fucus vesicelosus.
Kali carbonicum is indicated for individuals who suffer from a slow metabolism, often seen in hypothyroidism. The remedy may relieve symptoms of coldness and chilliness, pain in the back, chronic constipation, indigestion, flatulence, belching and a sour taste in the mouth. The person needing this remedy may be aggravated in general by drinking icy-cold drinks, which can produce nausea and vomiting. Patients experiencing chronic bronchitis, sinus infections, obesity, fatigue and who are hypothyroid are excellent candidates for this remedy.
Never treat yourself for thyroid problems. Any form of thyroid disease is complex and treatment needs to be supervised by an experienced health practitioner.
So consult the doctor privately.