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Hyperthyroidism Can Effect Man Fertiliy
Does hyperthyroid affects man fertility? I heard some people recover from hyperthyroid will be hypothyroid, and that affects man testosterone?
Has some effects...: Dr. Stephan shaban has a detailed article at http://www.Ivf.Com/shaban.Html it says both hyper and hypothyroidism can alter sperm production. Hyperthyroidism affects both pituitary and testicular function through alterations in the amounts of releasing hormones from the pituitary (that influence testosterone production), and in increasing the conversion of androgens (male hormones) to estrogens. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more
Besides impeding ovulation, what other fertility issues can hypo and/or hyperthyroidism cause, if any?
My husband has hyperthyroidism. Can this affect his fertility since we are trying to have a baby? He has been off the treatment for about 1 -2 month
Yes, absolutely: Hi. Hyperthyroidism can be temporary in men and women. It's called a subacute or acute thyroiditis and is self-limited, usually followed by a self-limited period of hypothyroidism, and returning to normal over a total of a few months (other courses are also possible). Your numbers definitely could that, but could be other stuff too. See an endocrinologist; they know that stuff. Good luck! ...Read more
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