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Diet for hypothyroidism, excessive bleeding during menstruation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   are yu back
User :   ya tell
Doctor :   i think there is some network problem with your internet
Doctor :   here all other chats are going well
User :   no it may be from server
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   did yu get the diet advice
User :   ya
Doctor :   some more are there
Doctor :   will guide you in that
User :   ok
Doctor :   Foods to avoid
Doctor :   cabbage, cauliflower, cassava root, turnips, AAAAAAA strawberry, pears, canola oil.
User :   ya tell
Doctor :   As it could develop swollen or enlarged thyroid, goiter
Doctor :   is that fine
User :   ya
Doctor :   before ending the session, how is you kid, has the loose stools setteled for him
User :   ya now he is going 2 times per day
Doctor :   have yu started nestum rice powder to him

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   or any other additional foods
User :   nestum rice powder is not available at our town now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are yu on cerelac rice
User :   i have ordered it
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   ok, thats good
User :   ya cerelac wheat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   give him mashed potatoes
User :   ya
Doctor :   so it will help him to gain weight
User :   ya
Doctor :   nicely boiled and mashed potatoes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form and comment box
User :   ok
User :   from yesterday his mother is on periods,which is little heavier
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help yu with
User :   ya sure
User :   should she take any medicine to control it?
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   ya
Doctor :   wats her age
User :   31
Doctor :   was her cycles regular before
User :   ya but after delivery it is her 3 period
Doctor :   in hypothyroidism excessive bleeding is normal
User :   now the baby is 8 months old
User :   ya
Doctor :   once her thyroid levels are controlled by tablets
User :   she has already taken 6 pills so far
Doctor :   her cycles will get normalized
User :   ok
Doctor :   it will take some weeks for her
Doctor :   to get her cycles normal
User :   ya
Doctor :   let her continue the medications
User :   ya
Doctor :   she will have normal cycles from next month onwards
User :   that is why she is very nervous
Doctor :   in hypothyroidism - execessive bleed is normal
User :   ya
Doctor :   ask her to relax
User :   ya
Doctor :   not to get stressed and tensed
Doctor :   yu explain her the same
Doctor :   fine
User :   she is non veg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she can go for sea foods
Doctor :   fish is ideal
Doctor :   as it contains more iodine
User :   meat?
Doctor :   white fatty fishes are good like Mackrel, herring, sardine
Doctor :   Let me expain this to you
User :   ya
Doctor :   in hypothyroid state there is a chance of increase risk for cholestrol development
Doctor :   as meat conatins more fat and cholestrol
Doctor :   need to reduce it once in 10 days or 15 days is fine
User :   ya her chol level was 233 mg/DL
Doctor :   she can go for chicken thats skin less once in a week
User :   ya
Doctor :   thats the reason subrat
Doctor :   i advised her not to go for it regularly
Doctor :   one in 15 days is fine
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   fish is very good can go for 2 times in a week
Doctor :   oily and fatty food need to be reduced
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   now swelling has reduced a bit
Doctor :   ok
User :   what will be her breakfast in the morning?
Doctor :   Subrat i will help u in this

User :   ya
Doctor :   instead of long disscussion on diet
Doctor :   wats her ht and wt
Doctor :   based on this i will prepare a diet chart for her
Doctor :   and send it to your e- mail
Doctor :   is that ok
User :   5 feet 2inch and weight 57 kg
User :   ya sure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   give the email ID
User :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
User :   before taking medicines she was 61
Doctor :   take care bye for now
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya bye
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