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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Tell Me
User :   Hi...
User :   Actually In these days I am feeling sleepy all the time
User :   I dont know why..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Age:26, Occupation: Software Engineer, Married, No dependants
Doctor :   Do you have a good sleep during the night
User :   yes
User :   I never have issues in sleeping
User :   in these days I am consuming Levothyroxin pills
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   since when areyou taking it..
User :   just from one month
Doctor :   Any other symptoms that you have other than this..
User :   I have gone through entire body health checkup....
Doctor :   any other medications..
User :   I am taking Vitamin D pills ....once a week
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   In my test, FT4 is 0.68 ng/DL
Doctor :   any particular reasons..
User :   doctor suggested me
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Has this complaint been since you have started the medicines..
User :   I want to ask one thing...FT4 range is inbetween .65 to 1.2 which is for a pregnant lad
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   at the time I was undergoing menstrual period was late by 10 days
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   so..I am thinking that FT4 range falls inbetween pregnancy range because of that
User :   is it is true?
Doctor :   Were you pregnant then is the key
Doctor :   If you were notthen there are reasons for the Periods to be dealyed..
User :   no...I am not pregnant...but my period was delayed by 10days at that time
Doctor :   Certainly then it will not have any impact
User :   ok..
User :   If we undergo a PAP test there are any possiblities to get delayed our periods?
Doctor :   No it has no impact on the periods.
User :   because this is the first time my periods were delayed by 10 days....
Doctor :   at all
User :   ohh..okk
Doctor :   periods are due to the Hormonal influence in the uterus and the various changes that take place so
User :   Is it is necessary for me to consume a Levothyroxin pill every day for my entire life even if my thyroid levels reach the requirements?
Doctor :   and any thing that can influence the periods will by\e the one that can
Doctor :   affect the hormonal imbalance..
User :   ok
Doctor :   thyroid levels will reach required levels only with the tablets
Doctor :   so there is no way that you can quit the tabs..
User :   In these days I am feeling some sort of tension(like when we do exercises...our heart will feel the same) in my chest area....
User :   Is it is becuase of the Thyroid?

Doctor :   Untreated thyroid status will lead to it..
User :   but now I am undergoing the medication for thyroid
Doctor :   once correction has started it will take some time for it to be regularized and normal
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Few adverse effects of thedrug are..
Doctor :   Nervousness, excitability, tremor, muscle weakness, cramps; sweating, flushing, heat intolerance, headache, insomnia, tachycardia, palpitations
User :   Is it is a really bad condition to have FT4 0.68 ...which should be in between 0.89 to 1.80?
Doctor :   there since the medications that you are taking are need to get adjusted to till then it will be this way
Doctor :   No its not at all with medications it will be fine
User :   what is the reason behind getting the hypothyroidism?
Doctor :   Actually speaking
Doctor :   There could be a lot of reasons for this condition
User :   generally what will be the reason?
Doctor :   Low Iodine status in the diet..
Doctor :   and the Autoimmune state where you will have the inborn error in th ebody..
User :   Now a days I am getting angry very frequently from past one year ...Is this is because of untreated Thyroid?
Doctor :   thats the irritative ness that can also be seen but the there could be many other factor too..
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   I have filled up the form
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Is it is possible to imrove my thyroid levels with diet ?
User :   because I cant take a medicine everyday....I am not in favour of having tablets everyday...
Doctor :   Avoid the CAbbage and Cauliflower in your diet they are Known Goitrogens..
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and , you can also call them alternatively at 0000
User :   ok..Thanks alot....
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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