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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 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 »

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 »

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 »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

Is it possible to maintain pregnancy by increasing thyroid tablet 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 »

Will getting treated for hypothyroidism help a person lose weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 41 years old, with a weight of 196.21 Ibs 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 my weight. I delivered my second baby one year back. My weight has been 165.34 to 176.37 Ibs for t...  Read Full »

Dr. Arti Yadav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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, star...  Read Full »

What ayurvedic supplements can I take for hypothyroid?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 38-year-old female. Recently I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I am on Levothyroxine and have lots of side effects with my current medication. So wondering any alternate Ayurveda supplement that I can take instead?  Read Full »

Dr. Rathi Swati Rameshchandra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to So, first of all, you do one blood test called anti-TPO so that we come to know that your problem is autoimmune or just only because of hormonal changes. By the time take following medicines. Kanchanar Guggulu (Kanchanar, Haritaki, Bibhitaka) - 2 twice a day before ...  Read Full »

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