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30 year old taking medication for hypothyroidism. Feeling tired. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:I have hypothyroidism
User:and my age is 30 years
User:I feel very tired
Doctor:Good Evening
User:what do you think I should be doing in order to get rid of this
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:also, what might be the health risks?
User:I have hypothyroidism
Doctor:I understand your concerns.
User:and my age is 30 years
User:what do you think I should be doing in order to get rid of this
Doctor:Let me guide you regarding this.
User:also, what might be the health risks?
Doctor:Hypothyroidism affects many functions of our body.
Doctor:A low thyroid level causes the cell functions to be low. This in turn causes the general tiredness.
Doctor:The way to counter it is by supplementing with the required thyroid.
Doctor:That is by taking Thyroxine medications regularly.
User:what should I be doing to avoid being tired
User:will I have a sooner death
User:also will I have any difficulties in conceiving?
Doctor:Once the thyroid levels come to normal, then you would be feeling better.
User:I am having 50mch Thyronorm tablets on a daily basis
Doctor:For that, you will have to visit an endocrinologist for examining you.
Doctor:And he/she would be prescribing you the required amount of thyroid replacement.
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