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Myself retired personal about 6 months joint pain in my left arm from shoulder to elbow. Blood pressure is normal. Diabetes is normal. I am much in trouble due to pain, so kindly look my matter and told us.
I am 35 years old and a diabetic. My fore hands and fore feet are getting numb some times. I work in night shifts and have hand and leg pains. Is this due to diabetes or some thing else. What should I do for better health. To whom should I concern.
Is type 1 please can be cure or it will be lifetime. I have also To Type 1 Diabetes please help me to cure.
My cholesterol level is following: LDL 100 HDL 27 TRIGLYCERIDES 189 TC 165 mg/dl I feel mild pain in heart. I am 32 year old male.
I used to love fast food and eating for years now recently I suffered from hpelorie bacteria infection and went to see the doctor. After taking antibiotics amoxicillin and one more combination for a month and now after stool test it's negative. But since my blood sugar level is on borderline. Ie predibatic I lost 15 pounds. I can't decide what to eat. I can't even think of any good protein powder to make shake to put on some weight excluding sugar and unhealthy carbohydrate. please suggest me what is best for me. Thanx.
Hello. My son is suffering from allergies and cough problem, his age is 8.5 year. Esr is high and getting a little swelling under eyes and in body too. Please suggest a permanent solution.
Dear sir, I am a diabetic patients n taking human mixtard insulin. My sugar level is under control. Can I donate blood. Reply.
I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and chronic fatigue syndrome. I have been getting extreme knee joint aches from a few days. How do I get rid of it?
I am 42 year old married for 5 years. Diagnosed with diabetes for 3 years. I am unable to have strong erection. Lost erection in less than 5 minutes. Unable to have sexual life. Please help. I am on glynase 5 mg twice a day sugar levels less than 200 random.
I am 41 years male. I am on insulin from last 2 years. And consuming 20-0-15 units of human mixtard 30/70 along with 1-0-1 janumet 50/500. Can I get rid of insulin any way. Please intimate me?
I am 23 years old I have done below test please explain is it T. B. Or what I have mantoux test sputum test both are negative and esr blood sugar all are normal but in chest x ray. According to report opacity in left upper zone. Impression Ct scan report Consolidation with air bronchogram in left upper lobe as described above. Centrilobular nodules in left upper lobe as described above. F/S/O Infective etiology likely Tubercular.
The body has multiple chemicals called hormones, which regulate many of its functions. Increased or decreased levels of these hormones affect various functions including metabolism, growth and sexual functions. Thyroxin produced by the thyroid (situated in the front of the neck) is one such hormone, which has a significant role to play in metabolism.
Graves’ disease is one of the main causes of hyperthyroidism, where there is excessive production of thyroid hormones. Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder, wherein the body reacts against its own tissues. It is very common in women than men, especially after 20 years of age. Family history also has a strong correlation in developing Graves’ disease. The high levels of thyroid hormone increase the rate of metabolism, thereby altering weight, mental energy levels, physical stamina, and also mood.
Thyroid hormone is related to metabolism and more amount of it lead to higher metabolism. This causes the following symptoms.
- Intolerance to heat
- Excessive sweating
- Nervousness and anxiety
- Inability sleep, as the mind is always excited
- Increased appetite (sometimes despite weight loss) due to higher metabolism
- Irregular menstrual cycles
- Palpitations (rapid, loud heartbeat)
- Irregular heartbeats (tachyarrhythmia)
- Fine tremors of the extended arms
- Breast enlargement in men, known as gynecomastia
- Extreme moodiness, causing irritability and anger
- Inability to focus and concentrate
- General fatigue and shortness of breath with any exertion
- Increased frequency of bowel movements
In addition, the eye symptoms are quite diagnostic including:
- Protrusion of the eyes (exophthalmos), giving an impression that they are going to fall out
- Double vision
- Excessive tearing
- Increased irritation in the eyes
Diagnosis: The first symptom would be the presence of an enlarged thyroid gland (front of the neck above the collarbone), and the some of the above symptoms would be present.
In addition, tests to check for thyroid gland functioning including T3 and T4 levels would reveal increased amounts of hormone in the blood stream.
As a confirmatory test, the radioactive iodine uptake test also is done, which will indicate increased uptake by the thyroid gland. This indicates that the gland is functioning at an increased pace and requires additional iodine for the production of thyroid hormones.
Treatment: There are two approaches to it, one to control the symptoms and the other to control the thyroid gland per se.
- Beta blockers are very useful in controlling rapid heart rate and anxiety.
- Prednisone may be used to control eye irritation and swelling
- Antithyroid drugs are used to control the production of thyroid
- Radioactive iodine is given orally to control excessive thyroid production
- In severe cases, thyroid gland may be surgically removed partially or completely
Graves’ disease is not life-threatening and once symptoms are controlled, the patient’s quality of life improves drastically. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a endocrinologist.