• Symptoms Hypothyroidism

    If two or more of these problems are persistent over time, it is advised that you check your thyroid function for Hypothyroidism :

    • Fatigue
    • Cold Body Temperature
    • Cold hands/Feet
    • Decreased Appetite but Weight gain
    • Memory loss
    • High Cholesterol
    • Mood Changes
    • Puffy eyes
    • Puffy face
    • Sleep problems
    • Depression
    • High diastolic Blood pressure
    • Decreased Sweating
    • Hair loss
    • Dry/Brittle hairs
    • Dry skin
    • Brittle nails
    • Aches/Pains
    • Low libido
    • Impotence
    • Infertility
    • Bone loss
    • Slow pulse rate
    • Excessive sleepiness
    • Menstrual irregularities
    • Nervousness
    • Less mental sharpness
    • Constipation
    • Hoarseness
    • Irritable
    • Myalgia
  • Causes of Hypothyroidism
    • Iodine Deficiency
    • Autoimmune (Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)
    • Infections
    • Inflammation
    • Radiations
    • Genetic
    • Tumors
    • Infiltrative diseases
    • Pituitary diseases
    • Hypothalamic diseases
    • Drug Induced
    • Surgical removal of thyroid gland
    • Congenital Hypothyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism secondary to non thyroidal illnesses
  • Types of Hypothyroidism
    • Primary Hypothyroidism
    • Central Hypothyroidism
    • Non Thyroidal Illness Syndrome
    • Subclinical Hypothyroidism
  • Other Endocrine Associations In Hypothyroism
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Obesity
    • PCOD
    • Low Testosterone In Men
    • Low Estrogen In Women
    • Low DHEA
    • Suboptimal Cortisol
    • High Prolactin
    • Subnormal Growth Hormone (Growth hormone supplementation unmasks the hidden hypothyroidism)
    • Others
  • Other Autoimmune Disorders Associated With Hypothyroidism
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Addison's Disease
    • Pernicious Anaemia
    • Polyglandular Diseases
    • Celiac Disease
    • Vitiligo
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Others
  • Complications Of Hypothyroidism

    Almost all the body systems are influenced adversely by Hypothyroidism.

    • Ischemic heart disease
    • Heart failure
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Pericarditis
    • Pericardial effusion
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Neuropthy
    • Myopathy
    • Fatty Liver
    • Liver Cirrhosis
    • Renal dysfunction
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Impotence
    • Decreased libido
    • Menstrual irregularities
    • Infertility
    • Miscarriage/Abortions
    • Congenital hypothyroidism
    • Osteoporosis
    • Alopecia
    • Skin changes including pigmentation and infections
    • Hypothermia
    • Constipation leading to anal fissures and fistula
    • Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis, Emphysema
    • Gall stones
    • Recurrent UTI
    • Recurrent ENT infections
    • Cataract
    • Others
  • Management Of Hypothyroidism
    • Identify the modifiable causes
    • Identify the risk factors
    • Treat the underlying cause
    • Avoidance of Risk factors
    • Thyroid Replacement Therapy (T3 OR T4 OR COMBINATION)
    • Supplementation of other deficient hormones (DHEA, Cortisol , Gonadotropins, Testosterone etc)
    • Nutritional supplementation
    • Life style modification
    • Sleep management
    • Diet management
    • Prevention and treatment of complications
  • Few recommendations by Dr. Deepak Anjana V. Chaturvedi to remember before going for stem cells based therapies

    • Stem cells based therapies have the potential to be a great futuristic medicine.
    • The effects of Stem Cells based therapies are yet to be proven.
    • Go autologous first.
    • Don't pay very hefty amounts for the same.
    • Don't expect miracles but stay optimistic.
    • Evaluate yourself thoroughly before going ahead with it.
    • Don't fall prey to tall claims made by the therapy providers.
    • Don't leave your ongoing treatment (medicines etc) without consulting your doctor.
    • Everything has a potential to give unwanted effects or to get fail. Please stay prepared for the same.

  • Dr. Deepak Anjana V. Chaturvedi's view on Diet

    • 1. No fixed rules about eating behavior.
    • 2. Living long (longevity), Living healthy (wellness), Improved quality of life index (Antiaging) and living comfortably with one or more disability and disease are different entities.
    • 3. Every condition mentioned in point no.2 needs different dietary framework.
    • 4. Affordability and availability are other issues in practical life.
    • 5. Religious and cultural factors affect human eating behavior very much.

Dr.Deepak Chaturvedi strongly believes that disturbance of one hormone in the body brings simultaneous disturbances of other Endocrine (hormones) and metabolic components and hence advises you not to take the hormone replacement/corrective therapy as over the counter medication. The physiological roles of the hormones should not be considered as the pharmacological measures till there is enough clinical/laboratory evidence of hormones deficiency/Excess.

Dr.Deepak Chaturvedi insists that you should visit your physician if you find any of the symptoms of Hormonal imbalances in you and get yourself evaluated in depth.

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