Hypothyroidism is one of the major endocrine disorders affecting many organs in the body. “Hypothyroidism” is the disease state caused by insufficient production of thyroid hormone by thyroid gland it affects people all over the world of all ages, sex; especially women are more likely to have hypothyroidism.Hypothyroidism is one of the major endocrine disorders affecting many organs in the body. “Hypothyroidism” is the disease state caused by insufficient production of thyroid hormone by thyroid gland it affects people all over the world of all ages, sex; especially women are more likely to have hypothyroidism.Thyroid gland is a buffer fly shaped gland, located in the front of the neck, secretes hormones that control metabolism. These are t3, t4 hormones. Hypo function and may affect all body functions.
The most common cause of hypothyroidism is
• Auto immune disease (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis).
• Congenital hypothyroidism.
• Surgical removal of thyroid gland, and radiation treatment.
• Too little or too much iodine.
• Risk of these increases during pregnancy after Delivery and around menopause.
Symptoms of hypothyroidism usually appears slow.They are
• Goitre (swelling in the neck).
• Weight gain, weakness, fatigue.
• Constipation, loss of appetite.
• Cold intolerance, less sweating.
• Dryn ess of skin,Hair loss
• Ankle ,feet,leg swelling ,puffiness of face.
• Hoarseness of voice.
• Muscle cramps, joint stiffness , parenthesis.
• Anger, Irritable nature, Depression.
• High cholesterol levels, decreased heart rate.
• Growth delay in children.
• Abnormal menstrual period, heavy flow delayed period.
Which may leads to infertility sometimes?
Hypothyroidism does not just cause symptoms; it can make other health conditions worse.
1) Physical examination: it reveals the neck swelling.
2) Blood test for thyroid hormones. TSH normal level 0.3-5.5
3) In hypothyroidism TSH levels may be elevated.
4) Presence of anti thyroid antibodies.(ATA).MANAGEMENT:*Diet management: avoid re fined foods, dairy products, cabbage* Regular exercise.
Homeopathic medicines has good remedies to correct hypo thyroid problem at every stages. It has remedies that can help to improve constitutions and there by remove the disease from its origin.constitutional medicine under supervision of experienced homeopathic doctor will give permanent result for this problem.