Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid glands are underactive and produce less thyroid hormone. The signs and symptoms include weight gain, cold intolerance, tiredness, constipation, and hair loss. It requires thyroid hormone replacement therapy for life.
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I am suffering from hypothyroidism, and am not able to conceive. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have hypothyroidism and have been under medicine for one year. However, the level has decreased, but for two months, I have been using ayurvedic medicine for the same. My periods are happening only through medicine in ayurvedic. Also, it did not come. Nor is my weight getting reduced... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. You should have mentioned here the current status of your thyroid-stimulating hormone. Also, if you are trying to conceive, you will require the thyroxine hormone. I suggest you to go for an ovulation study with th... Read Full »
I suffer from hypothyroidism and irregular periods, despite taking ayurvedic medications for a month. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, My periods have stopped for the past few months. I had it once six months back when I bled for ten days. I have been on ayurvedic medicines for a month, but nothing has helped. I have hypothyroidism and have been taking 75 ug tablets for the past four to five years. I do not have fibro... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Sometimes ayurvedic treatment takes around two to three months to correct your menstrual cycle. Also, your age is around 43 years, there are chances that menopause might get also started, and that may also lead to th... Read Full »
My blood reports show that my thyroid levels and platelet count are low despite homeopathy medication for the past six months. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking homeopathy medicine (Thyroidinum) for the past six months for my thyroid issue. I have been suffering from thyroid issues for the past three years since my pregnancy, and the condition is still the same. I always feel heavy, and I am worried about my weight and my blood... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. From your query, I understand that you have had a thyroid issue for the last three years. And as per your laboratory report, your TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) level is 7.65 μIU/m (attachment removed to protec... Read Full »
Will getting treated for hypothyroidism help a person lose weight?
Query: Hi doctor,I am 41 years old, with a weight of 89 kg and a height of 5 feet 5 inches. I have been suffering from hypothyroidism for the past 14 years and taking tablet Thyrox 75. I want to reduce weight. I delivered my second baby one year back. My weight has been 75 to 80 kg for the past eight years... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Please continue your medications and start homeopathy treatment for weight loss. The main reason for weight gain is hypothyroidism and breast feeding. Control the portion size of food. Reduce fat intake and go for a walk. Once you start weaning process of your child, start ... Read Full »
I have been suffering from hypothyroidism, hypertension, and diabetes with mild pain in my testis. Kindly advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old male suffering from hypertension and hypothyroidism for 14 years and diabetes for 12 years. I have been suffering from fatty liver for two years and weak urine flow for the last year. I am also experiencing mild pain in my testis over the previous two months and a pr... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just reviewed your health query and all the uploaded reports (the attachments have been removed to protect the patient's identity). You are suffering from multiple conditions, and an autoimmune thyroid issue may cause multiple symptoms related to metabolism. Your wei... Read Full »
What is the correlation between hypothyroidism and uric acid increase?
Query: Hello doctor, I had been diagnosed with hypothyroid nearly 10 months ago. My TSH was over 100 during that time. Also, I had uric acid which was high. Doctor prescribed me to take Thyroxine tablet 50 mg daily and to increase it to 100 mg after one month. Also, uric acid medicine was given. I took ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and read the complaints carefully. It is not a big issue and can be managed through Ayurvedic medicines and yoga practices. Read Full »
What are the causes of cold intolerance and fatigue?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I am suffering from a poor quality of sleep. My body feels heavy as it resists movement and I am slothful. My sensitivity to cold is very high as I avoid bath sometimes. During daytime, fatigue and sleepiness follow me and later in the evening I feel too tired that I w... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. All the symptoms that you have mentioned are indicating that you might have been suffering from hypothyroidism. Sensitivity to cold, poor sleep, fatigue, poor concentration can be symptoms of hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism can be known by a sim... Read Full »
I have PCOD and feel depressed with high BP during the time of ovulation. How to manage this?
Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOD since last ten years which progressed to hypothyroidism. I do not get my monthly menstrual cycle at all without medicines. I get into severe depression and emotionally unstable with high bp during the ovulation period. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to help you. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) causes irregular period due to changes in hormones level. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and Yoga practices, but it will take time at least three months. Kindly consult your doctor, and ta... Read Full »
My periods are delayed. Which pill can I use to get periods?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. My periods are delayed by five days. Please suggest any pills to get back my periods or any natural remedy. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Definitely, I would like to help you. There are several causes for an irregular period. Hypothyroidism and PCOD are most common of them. It may cause infertility. Once you should go to investigate your thyroid profile and USG abdomen to rule out hypothyroidism and PCOD. A... Read Full »
Are hair fall, skin infections, and overweight due to hypothyroidism?
Query: Hello doctor, I have hypothyroidism. With that, I am facing hair fall, skin infections, overweight, high cholesterol, and memory loss. Are all these happening because of thyroid or there are other factors involved? I am a firm believer in Ayurveda but can this be treated with Ayurveda permanently? ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hypothyroidism may cause these symptoms as you have described. But it is other possibilities too. Hair fall may be due to infection, excessive use of different kinds of shampoo and conditioner, changes in food habits and water, stress, etc. Stress and anxiety may lead t... Read Full »