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First: medicines are mandatory.
Otherwise ypu might have weight gain, muscle ache, sleep and anxiety issues as well as gynaecological and cardiac issues later.
You need to get an USG neck done and an FNAC USG guided of thyroid gland.
If ypu have already done these tests Share on Lybrate I can help you better.
Any history of alcohol intake /fatty food /sugary food
How much exercise do you get done every day?
Ideally you should be doing a good mix of cardio, weights and crossfit exercises to keep you healthy Together with a balanced diet with optimum healthy fat protein and carbs.
Avoid deep fried fatty food and fast food.
No soft drinks /sugary drinks.
I am outlining food you should avoid or restrict in Hypothyroidism.
It's important you maintain your body weight exercise regularly. Weight gain increases thyroid hormone requirements.
Avoid cruciferous group of veggies like cabbage and broccoli.
Avoid soya bean in all forms. No soya, nugget, chunk, tofu or milk.
Limit their intake:
Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and bok choy. Cooking the vegetables can reduce the effect that cruciferous vegetables have on the thyroid gland. Limiting your intake to 5 ounces a day appears to have no adverse effect on thyroid function.
Decrease gluten intake from processed food.
Always try whole grain varieties of cereals which is rich in fibres and help improve bowels (Take your thyroid replacement medicine several hours before or several hours after food rich in fibres. Otherwise problem with absorption of hormone.
20 to 35 gram of fibres daily from all sources.
Avoid excessive fatty (deep fried) and sugary food as hypothyroidism causes your metabolism to slow down &weight gain.
Avoid highly salted food, chips, pickles, sauces as they
Contain large amount of sodium. Hypothyroidism puts you at risk of high BP and excess sodium in salt aggravates
Coffee in excess. And coffee with thyroid hormone replacement can prevent absorption.
Alcohol. It is toxic to thyroid gland and prevents hormone production and absorption.
The problems of hypothyroidism gets better with medicines, diet and exercise.
You will start
Better as the levels of your hormone normalises.
Initially you need to do the TSH test every 6 weeks till normal TSH then every 3 months
Diet /EXERCISE/Medicines/Sleep/meditation: 5 pillars of health needed to live the healthiest
Chronic ITP and fibroid will have to be answered by other specialists. Hope this helps
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