Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

184 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What is meant by hypo/hyper? Diet to lower TSH level?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Manoranjan Chowhan

Radiologist, Nuclear Medicine

Practicing since :1991

Answered : 103 Questions

default
Posted on Sat, 5 Jan 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Question: My husband has a TSH level of 33 . Got diagnosed last week.
His weight is 80 Kgs , and height is 5 '6". He involves in office work a lot and litte bit stressed .
Excerise -NO,Water Intake- 1 Litre per day.

I need the info what thyroid he had means HYPO/HYPER?
Can u explain HYPO /HYPER ?
I need the complete diet instructions(Indian style) for leveling down the TSH i.e through diet .?
Amount or Level of excersie he should do?
Water Intake?
Milk and curd?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Manoranjan Chowhan 14 hours later
Dear XXXXXXX,

As regards the report of TSH of your husband, it is pretty high that means your husband has features suggestive of Hypothyroidism.

It is natural for husband to gain weight despite any amount of exercise or diet control, the latter only helps to control weight in case of natural obesity not in case of hypothyroidism.

Having said that, it is important for your husband to take replacement dose of Thyroxine that can be taken as Tab Eltroxin (to prescribe correctly you may visit your nearest Doctor, a Medicine specialist/Thyroid specialist).

In the mean time, you may ask your husband to follow normal dietary restriction and if he exercises, he will benefit (less chance of having heart ailment etc).

Please do write back if you have more queries to ask.

With best wishes from Dr Chowhan

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Shanthi.E
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  
Drug/Medication
Medical Topics

Recent questions on  Thyroid disease

doctor1 MD

Hi I have been tested negative for thyroid & liver problems & arthritis. However I am unwell at least for sometime every day and have the following symptoms. Slight arrythmia, heat intolerance, even when it isn t hot at all I can heat up a lot, when i drink even cold drinks I heat up. Breathlessness, anxiety, irritability, fatigue, trembling hands, muscle weakness, depression, concentration difficulties, even when I eat a lot I don t put on weight. I have difficulty getting back to sleep when I wake up at night, pains/aches in joints and hands, mood swings, forgetfullness, body odour problems. When I twist the upper part of my body, where my thyroid is it feels like something is grinding and it blocks my airways a bit making it difficult to breathe. I take no medications apart from a ventolin inhaler. I have been diagnosed with adhd, tourette syndrome & depression. It really appears to me to be a thyroid problem but the tests have always been negative

doctor1 MD

I have been lightheaded for 3 months. 40 yr old female. Very healthy. Experienced nausea, weight loss, fatigue and diarrhea for the first 2 months. Now the lightheadedness comes in waves. Any ideas? All tests have come back normal. Brain MRI, vng tests, thyroid, eye exam, hormones, blood tests etc

doctor1 MD

I recently had the left portion of my thyroid removed due to an enlarged nodule. Since the surgery (7 days ago) i have been feeling very jittery. I have been unable to sleep for the past few nights. There was no evidence of hyper or hypo thyroid prior to the surgery. I am not on any thyroid medications. I take Celexa 40 mg once/day, daily vitamin and calcium supplement. Is this normal after this type of surgery?

doctor1 MD

dear doc Greetings, i am from nairobi kenya i was just reading article you are thyroid specialist in india. i just got operated in november 2nd time in nairobi i had larger nodule which had to remove after surgery docs could not remove all as it had in between arteries. there is a liitle gland still left next to heart arteries doc is saying i need to get a lower radio iodine treatment to destroy gland properly. i am attaching you all my reports. kindly please advice how do i go about and if there is any other treatment for my problem.Awaiting your soonest reply thanks shariba

doctor1 MD

Hi. A few days ago I started experiencing heart palpitations. I feel my heart fluttering in my chest and throat. It doesn't happen when I am moving around. It starts when I sit down, upright on the couch or in a chair. It stops when I lie down or...

doctor1 MD

I recently got AMA - Anti Microsomal Antibody test done. The range was supposed to be 34 as Positive. My reading showed a Value of 91. The lab person said this is very high. Can you plz let me know If I need to get any further tests done to know...

doctor1 MD

Thank you. About three weeks ago, I noticed a slight redness of skin at throat area. It waned and is now back on all over the front of my neck. The skin seems puffed and is very red. No small or large bumps on skin. My throat is mildly sore.