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Hypothyroidism, 24 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i want to know some facts about hypothyroidism
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.

User :   24,female,married,55,height -5.3,yes -dependent
Doctor :   ok
User :   some times i feel exausted with little walking or climbing stairs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since whem are you feeling this way?
User :   hair fall is thre,dnt get proper sleep in night ,but feel too drowsy during day time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you recently gained weight?
User :   last 5-6 years
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i feel better after doing breathing exercises lkie pranayam
Doctor :   ok
User :   weight gaineds after my 12th suddenly ,from 45 to 50
Doctor :   ok
User :   thta time i was detected wth hypothyroid
Doctor :   ok
User :   i feel better wth the pranyams
Doctor :   are you on any medications?
User :   i m worried for hair los
User :   i was havin heamoglobin 8-10 only
User :   i m takin thyorid tablets
User :   25 mg /day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you still taking them?
User :   in normal heat i feel panting like at 30 degrees
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time you got your thyroid profile done?
User :   ya bt not contoiusly ,i take in every alternate days as after taking my thyroid was normal but wen i stopped takin thyroid tablets it was increased too much
User :   6 months back
Doctor :   ok
User :   is yoga or pranyam good for me
Doctor :   you should take your medications regularly
User :   i dnt wanna take any medicines
Doctor :   as without them
User :   ya nw i m contiiiiiinuing thyroid
Doctor :   it would be very difficult to control the problem
User :   but ll i continue it life long
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you may have to
User :   is it like diabatis wer we have to take insulin every day

Doctor :   yes sort of
Doctor :   also i suggest that you get a thyroid profile done
User :   wat all food /vegetables i can prefer for this hypothyroid n wat to avoid
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   as it has been 6 months since
Doctor :   you
Doctor :   have gotten it done
User :   does hypothyorid remains regulated wth medicines ?

Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   regular medicatiopns will keep it in control
User :   then why i m sufferin from hairloss ,anemia(less heamoglobin)
Doctor :   it shouldnt be a problem as
User :   food habits?
Doctor :   that could be partly due to hypothyroid
Doctor :   and partly due to nutritional deficiency
Doctor :   yes
User :   i use to ptactise magneto therapy and accupressuere as well and i felt it was better for me ,i have low b p also .my bp was normal by those therapies .

Doctor :   when was the haemoglobin tested?
Doctor :   ok
User :   same 6 months back
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   i suggest you get both haemoglobin and thyroid profile done now
User :   wat shall be the symptoms of hypothyroidism suppose if i have not done my test how cn i make out that i m suffering from it?
User :   ok
Doctor :   preferably at a reputed centre
Doctor :   your symptoms all resemble those of hypothyroidism
Doctor :   i suggest THYROCARE
Doctor :   as it is reliable
User :   some doctors told me bot to take cauliflower and cabbage ,its not good for hypothyoroid
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Doctor :   yes
User :   ya i know i ll be doing it as soon as possible
Doctor :   you should first start by doing regular exercise
User :   but after taking medicines regularly i feel the same giddineses ,weakness...etc
Doctor :   like yoga or regular treadmill
User :   ok
Doctor :   any exrecise which you feel comfortable with
User :   food ?
Doctor :   you should avoid foods like cabbage, cauliflower
User :   any other vegetables or cereals
Doctor :   as they cause decreased thyroid function
User :   wat else affect decrease thyoroid fiunction

Doctor :   try to reduce beet root, tomatoes
Doctor :   take iodised salt
User :   salt iodised i used to
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   as wat ever available in market in name of iodised salt
Doctor :   yes
User :   mainly as i prefer vegetables let me know wat all to avoid
Doctor :   as i told you
User :   onion,garlic,or anything else
Doctor :   those vegetables to avoid are sufficient
Doctor :   you can take the rest
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   you can take them
User :   tomato,beet root,cauliflower n caabage
User :   which i should take more
User :   milk products ?
Doctor :   avoid these veggies
User :   fish?
User :   prawn?
Doctor :   milk can be continued
User :   does ths prob makes me more irritated or feeling depressed?

Doctor :   it can cause laziness or lethargy
User :   ya i m too lazy...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats because of thyroid problem
User :   i m also very short tempered ant get too much angry and depressed
Doctor :   are you taking any iron supplements?
User :   but inspite of regular medication i dnt feel any change ,why i dnt feel eb-nergetic and active
User :   ythe dosage is also very less 25 mg/day
Doctor :   thats because you are not taking the medicines regularly
User :   no no iron supplements
User :   shall i take iron also?
Doctor :   first check your hb%
Doctor :   and inform us of the reports
User :   i feeel due to yhe less prescribed dosage i m notr havin much thyroid defeciency,is it more defecieb=nt or it can be managed
Doctor :   then we can suggest you supplements
User :   mine h b is alws less than 12
User :   9-11
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that is abnormal that needs to be corrected
Doctor :   your hb%should be more than 13
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ya

User :   ya
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   come back with the test reports
User :   ok

Doctor :   then the dosage may need to be adjusted
User :   thanks a ton
User :   ok
Doctor :   and iron supplements may have to be taken by you
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   calcium
Doctor :   calcium?
Doctor :   are you theE pUSPA?
Doctor :   Puspa
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