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Q. Can we win over thyroid problem by taking homeopathy medicines?

Answered by
Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 09, 2018

Hello Doctor, My mother has thyroid problem. She is taking homeopathy medicines. Thyroid problem not corrected. She is 40 years old, weight 42 Kg, height 5 feet. What should she do? She feels weak. Can we win over this thyroid problem?

Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal

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Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully appreciate your concerns.

  • You have not mentioned whether thyroid is underworking or overworking.
  • Thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone.
  • Thyroid hormone deficiency occurs if thyroid gland is underactive (Hypothyroidism).
  • Under these circumstances, the patient needs daily dose of thyroid hormone supplementation. No other treatment is required.
  • If thyroid gland is hyperactive (Hyperthyroidism), medicines to curb hyperactivity are given.
  • I will be able to give helpful advice if you send me thyroid hormone levels estimation, if done.
  • I personally feel that homeopathic treatment will not help. 

I am sure that you will benefit from the advice. Please feel free to revert back to an endocrinologist online for further clarifications --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/endocrinologist


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