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Ayurveda Treatment Hypothyroidism
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Weight Gain : Hypothyroidism can cause weight gain by slowing the basal metabolic rate. Identifying hypothyroidism early and treating appropriately should avoid any significant effects. Once treated, individuals with hypothyroidism should not gain weight beyond what anyone else would expect. Do not expect dramatic weight loss when the thyroid is corrected, that will still require calorie reduction. ...Read more
Most trusted means of treating hypothyroidism is using english medicines or homeopathy or ayurveda?
Combination: Depending on the cause and extent of your hypothyroidism, you may need multiple kinds of treatment for best recovery. By "english medicines" i'm guessing you might mean thyroid hormone (like armour thyroid, synthroid, (thyroxine) nature-throid, etc) -- this might be required for your best functioning. Ayurveda for dietary & lifestyle. Homeopathy for individualized remedy to boost your restorative system. ...Read more
Can you get hypothyroidism from having a 2nd child? If i end up having it, is it dangerous/life threatening once you start taking a treatment pill?
Autoimmune thyroid: Autoimmune thyroid disease spans graves hyperthyroidism to hashimotos hypothyroidism. Sometime pregnancy can set this off in susceptible people. Don't blame the pregnancy.. You were probably destined. Treatment with thyroid replacement hormone is easy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hypothyroidism present persistent mental disorders after the hypo is being treated. Wife's behavior was bizarre before treatment, but got worse?
Hypothyroid: It's possible to have both hypothyroidism and a persistent mental disorder, each one needing its own form of treatment. In that case, the mental disorder would not leave just because the thyroid is being treated -- even though thyroid problems can definitely make things worse. Your wife may need the help of both a good endocrinologist or internist, and a psychiatrist -- working together. ...Read more
Please define: Hi. By what do you mean "treatment-resistant"? Is your dose too low? That's not treatment resistant, that's just being under treated. Has your thyroid function been normalized on thyroid hormone replacement but you still feel symptoms? That's not "treatment-resistant", that's just assigning symptoms to the wrong thing. We need more information. I doubt you have a thyroid hormone receptor defect. ...Read more
Integrative Medicine: You could work with an integrative or holistic medicine doctor -- some of whom are also endocrinologists. Please know that even with these doctors, you may well need some kind of thyroid hormone replacement, which might be nature-throid or other. You can search for suitable physicians via american board of integrative holistic medicine: http://www.Abihm.Org/ good luck to you. ...Read more
I heard there are no serious consequences of delaying hypothyroidism treatment (levo) until symptoms get worse/significant/disturbing. Is this true?
I have sores on my head and hair line. I am also hypothyroid, have been treated for over 10 years now. What is causing these sores and what treatment?
Hypothyroidism: Hello: Hypothyroidism can itself be associated with dry scalp, sores and hair loss. Check with your endocrinologist who can ascertain if your dose for thyroxine has changed. Other causes of scalp sores are skin disorders and you may need to see a dermatologist. Best wishes, Nisha ...Read more
Most Definitely!: Congenital hypothyroidism is a medical emergency because postponing treatment may lead to mental retardation. The infant brain must have appropriate thyroid hormone levels for normal development. This is the reason we do newborn screening for this condition. The soonest we get treatment started, the better for the baby. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My daughter is 16. Just diagnosed with hypothyroidism. She'll be taking levothyroxine. Should we expect an increase in height from treatment?
Hypothyroidism...: There is no guarantee in any medical treatment but one of the issues with hypothyroidism in childhood and adolescence is delayed growth so treatment can definitely help with that. However, especially at her age there are other factors like genetics, bone growth, etc. that can affect her growth rate. ...Read more
Will subclinical hypothyroidism turn into hypothyroidism? Why some doctors prefer not to treat subclinical hypothyroidism? Is the treatment bad?
Multiple choice ??: Sub clinical hypothyroidism will turn into hypothyroidism in a number of cases. Treating is not bad or dangerous. We just need to have the clinical findings, symptoms and findings to make the numbers fit the patient, not the other way around. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hypothyroidism and don't feel like my treatment is working. At what point might a doctor suspect Hashimoto's disease?
Hypothyroid: You MUST tell your doctor that you are concerned about thyroid hormone, particularly because it does not seem strong enough. The doctor will order thyroid hormones in the lab and make decisions after the results are in. More than likely you will need more thyroid medicine. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Need more informatio: Could be you are not on a large enough dose (most adults need 75-150 mcg/day) or that you are not taking it consistently (you can double up next day if you miss a dose). Difficulty absorbing the thyroid hormone in your gut is the least common cause). Would need to know your dose and thyroid test results before treatment and most recently. ...Read more
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