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is quite a common problem and easily treatable.
Symptoms like weight gain/lose of hairs/irregular periods
could be related to low activity of Thyroid gland. With commencement of treatment, these symptoms should get better.
Rechecking Thyroid levels is generally recommended 8-12 weeks after commencing the treatment.
With regards to pregnancy
and childbirth, it usually doesn't have too much impact on the baby. However, there are certain thyroid problems (like autoimmune thyroiditis
) where there could be some effect on the baby. It would be advisable to speak to your doctor about your plans for pregnancy and he can guide you better.
All the best
Dr Tejas Shah