Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid glands are underactive and produce less thyroid hormone. The signs and symptoms include weight gain, cold intolerance, tiredness, constipation, and hair loss. It requires thyroid hormone replacement therapy for life.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 47 years old female, weighing 246 lbs, height of 5.4 feet. I have been diagnosed with hypothyroid for 19 years, was diagnosed with borderline hypertension and diabetes three months back, and was started on homeopathic treatment and Thyroxine 100 mcg. I do not have any other known c... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. You are having: 1. HbA1c 8.5 (hemoglobin A1c) and not on medication. 2. LP(A) (lipoprotein A) increased. 3. Low vitamin D. 4. Low iron. 5. Low folate. 6. High hsCRP (high sensitivity C-reactive pr... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 266 lbs, and I have been taking homeopathy treatment for hypothyroidism and PCOD for the past three months. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism two years back. I started taking Thyroxine 100 mcg for that. I discontinued Thyroxine three months back and started homeopathy treatment for... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Four years before, you had the following problems: Weight 121 kg (overweight by 55 kg). High HbA1c (hemoglobin A1c). High TLC (total leukocyte count). High LP(a) (lipoprotein A). Low vitamin D. ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. I have muscle weakness in both arms and legs since childhood. I cannot climb stairs without support and I feel tired most of the day. I cannot stand for long and also cannot run or walk. My legs and feet always get numb. I have decreased sensory sensations in both feet.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question with care and understand your concerns. My opinion is as below: You are having both myopathy and neuropathy. You need to get treatment for both. Hypothyroidism and vitiligo are may be signs of abnormal functioning of the pituitary gland. You hav... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My mother is provisionally diagnosed with SCA (spinocerebellar ataxia). Is this disease treatable or her conditon will worsen? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question with care and understand that your mother is provisionally diagnosed with Spino Cerebellar Ataxia. For SCA Type 1 to 28 1. Idebenone, a free-radical scavenger, 2. Glutamate antagonist riluzole may offer modest benefit. 3. Acetazolamid, ... Read Full »