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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 pregnant and have abnormal TSH. Should I increase the dosage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am pregnant seven days after the last period date. I am using 50 mg of thyroid tablet at present and I did the thyroid test three days back due to faint line UPT and beta hCG is 306. The thyroid test result is TSH is 8.3 and T3 and T4 are normal. What can I do? Is it possible to main...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello doctor, I just read your query. See pregnancy is a very crucial phase of life. First of all, do not self-medicate. An increase or decrease in medicine should be left to your doctor. Pregnancy with hypothyroidism can be maintained accurately under the supervision of a doctor. At this point, do ...  Read Full »

What is the correlation between hypothyroidism and uric acid increase?

Query: Hello doctor, I had been diagnosed with hypothyroidism nearly 10 months ago. My TSH was over 100 during that time. Also, I had uric acid which was high. The 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 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

Can hypothyroidism be cured by taking ayurvedic medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know if my hypothyroidism can be cured without taking synthetic hormones, through Ayurveda only. In the allopathic approach, the hormone needs to be taken for the rest of one's life and I am a bit scared of it. It is possible I may also be diabetic and will need to trea...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and saw all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormones on a regular basis because it is necessary daily for metabolism and for other body functions. That is why when it is prescribed ...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with PCOD, and my weight is increasing. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD. My weight is increasing; sometimes, I have mood swings and cravings for food. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. PCOS is a group of diseases. It happens due to hormonal imbalance. Mainly it occurs along with hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism leads to weight gain. It would be best if you investigated your thyroid profile. PCOD c...  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 »

Dr. Bhavia K. Babu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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 mg tablets for the past four to five years. I do not have fibro...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

I have hypothyroidism, and have been diagnosed with intramural fibroids. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with intramural fibroids noted along both the walls of the uterus. The endometrial thickness measures 8.2 mm. The doctor has prescribed me to use Mirena, which is an IUD (intrauterine device). I do not want to use it. I also have hypothyroidism. Please suggest a g...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello,Welcome to first query consult is on us!You did not share your reports nor mention your symptoms here. Intramural fibroids are the fibroids in the walls of the uterus. You can follow the following ayurvedic medical regimen and lifestyle changes.1. Tab. Kanchnaar guggul (Indian...  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 »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 complete blood count (CBC), thyroid profile and USG abdomen to rule ...  Read Full »

I am having hypothyroidism. I do not want to continue synthetic hormone tablets. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have hypothroidism. My thyroid stimulating hormone is 8.33, triiodothyronine (T3) is 108 and thyroxine (T4) is 102. Can it be cured with ayurveda and I have read a few cases where they were cured by ayurveda. I do not want to continue with synthetic hormone for the rest of my life. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Hypothyroidism is a hormonal disorder. The probable cause for hypothyroidism was thyroid gland which does not able to produce sufficient amount of T3 and T4 in blood. This is a feedback mechanism of pituitary gland and thyroid gland. Pituit...  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 »

Dr. Yogesh Chavan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 w...  Read Full »

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