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Hypothyroidism And Restoring Fertility And Treatment
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...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
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 2 more doctor answers
On medication of hypothyroidism since 6-8 yrs and having hair fall drastically from past 2 yrs.Suggest a treatment for hairfall ?
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
If i had a thyroid test results like this: ft4 0.75 (0.71-1.85), tshs 2.031 (0.470-4.640). Do I have a hypothyroid? Am i qualify for treatment?
No : Your thyroid tests are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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