Treat underactive thyroid by Synthroid
Health is a great blessing of God and every person should try his level best to take care of it. I have personally met with many people who ignore many symptoms related to their health and do not give much importance to it. People who ignore the symptoms of any medical problem suffer a lot in the end. It is better to identify the medical problem at initial stage and treating it as soon as possible. If a medical problem is not treated at early stage, it becomes quite difficult to treat it after some period of time. A good doctor always recommends his patients to meet once in a month at least so that doctor can know the updated health condition of the patient. Normally, people waste their time in different activities which are not productive. It is better to use that time for medical checkup rather than wasting it in other activities.
In this short article, I am going to explain you about the productive use of Synthroid medicine. The basic purpose of using it is to treat underactive thyroid. Thyroid hormone is normally produced by thyroid gland. The use of Synthroid provides more thyroid hormone. A certain level of thyroid hormone is very necessary in body. If the level of thyroid hormone is low, it gives arise to different thyroid disorder like thyroid disorder or goiters. This medicine should only be taken if it is prescribed by the doctor. Many people start taking this medicine because one of their friends asked them to take. This is very wrong as it can cause serious health problems for the users. In addition to this, only recommended dose must be taken. It is a wrong practice to take overdose of this medicine in order to get satisfactory results in short time.
Synthroid medicine needs to be taken with one glass of water on an empty stomach. Normally, this dose is prescribed to take 1 hour or 30 minutes before breakfast. Do not try to split or crush it if you are taking it in capsule form. Capsule must be swallowed with water. However, if there is a chance that any child will crush the capsule while taking it, you can give him tablet. The regular use of Synthroid medicine is very necessary for effective results. Skipping the dose will eventually cause problems for your health. Similarly, taking overdose is also harmful for health as it increases the chances of side effects.
How a person can get to know that thyroid hormones level is low in body? There are some specific symptoms which indicate the low level of thyroid. These symptoms include muscle aches, tiredness, sensitivity to cold, weight gain and slow heartbeat. If any of these conditions persists for longer time, tell your doctor immediately and ask for medical help. Go through complete medical checkup to know if you really have thyroid disorder or not.
Synthroid consist of thyroid hormones responsible for normalization of metabolic processes in the body and managing certain types of thyroid cancer. Synthroid is very effective, widely used, well known and easy to use medication. We provide you the generic Synthroid.
In average the treatment takes 4 to 6 weeks. Take Synthroid 1 hour before meal, or 2-3 hours after the meal; follow you doctor’s directions. It is recommended to us Synthroid at the same time each day for the maximum effect. Check the label and read the medication guidance before using. You crush (break) Synthroid to easy intake. Don’t use alcohol while taking Synthroid. Make sure that you are using the generic Synthroid.
Make some notes about your missed dose ad inform your doctor. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember; don’t take extra dose to make up the missed dose. If it’s time for the next dose – skip it.
Synthroid is a drug for adults and children. Get only the generic Synthroid. Right using of Synthroid gives safe and effective results. Synthroid is widely used by athletes around the world (it burn the fat and calories very fast). This medication should be use by people whom it is prescribed; don’t share Synthroid with other people.
Possible Side Effects
Synthroid may cause: flushing, muscle weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, tiredness, mood swings, anxiety, temporary hair loss, and sleepiness. Call your doctor if any of these or other side effect troubling you. Find immediate medical care if any allergic reaction appears (difficult breathing, rash, hives, itching, swelling of te face, mouth, tongue or lips), or irregular heartbeat, pounding in the chest, weight changes, fever, headache, excessive sweating ad inability to handle room conditions (cold or warm temperature).
Thyroid disease is a major problem that is affecting women across the world. More than men, thyroid affects women. This piece of information contains all the details about thyroid that a woman should know. Keep reading....
Thyroid basically is a butterfly- shaped gland that is located at the base of the neck. The gland releases thyroid hormone which is responsible for controlling certain activities in the body. When there is a problem with thyroid gland, the levels of thyroid hormone either drop or raise drastically. The chances of thyroid problem increases after pregnancy and menopause.
Thyroid And Women
Women are susceptible to thyroid more than men. If numbers are to be believed, 1 in 8 women develops thyroid in her lifetime. In women, thyroid may lead to :
- Thyroid problem may lead to menstrual problems like irregular, light or too heavy period. Thyroid can also cause amenorrhea, where the period stops for several months. It can also lead to early menopause.
- Thyroid affects ovulation and hence, diminish the chances of getting pregnant.
- Thyroid may also problem during pregnancy for the mother and the baby.
Risk Factors For Thyroid
- Women with history of any sort of thyroid problem
- Women who have goitre, type I diabetes or anaemia
- Women who had received radiotherapy or surgery affecting thyroid gland
Kinds Of Thyroid Diseases
- Thyroid Nodules
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thyroiditis, specifically postpartum thyroiditis
When the thyroid gland couldn’t make enough thyroid hormone, it leads to hypothyroidism. Also known as underactive thyroid, it hinders metabolism. The causes of hypothyroidism are :
- Treatment of hyperthyroidism (radioiodine)
- Radiation treatment
- Thyroid removal
Signs And Symptoms Of Hypothyroidism
- Feeling cold
- Muscle weakness
- Weight gain, without eating more food
- Joint or muscle pain
- Feeling very tired
- Slow heart rate
- Less sweating than usual
- A puffy face
- A hoarse voice
- Feeling sad or depressed
- Pale, dry skin
- Dry, thinning hair
- Heavy periods
It is treated by giving thyroid hormone pills.
In this condition, the levels of thyroid hormone raise than normal. It is also called as overactive thyroid. It increases metabolism and heart rate.
Signs And Symptoms Of Hyperthyroidism
- Weight loss, even after taking a healthy diet
- Feeling nervous or anxious
- Trouble sleeping
- Rapid and irregular heartbeat
- Eating more than usual
- Feeling irritable
- Increased sweating
- Diarrhea or more bowel movements than normal
- Trembling in your hands and fingers
- Feeling hot
- Muscle weakness
- Light and few periods
- Bulging of the eyes, irritation and redness
Treatment Of Hyperthyroidism
- Antithyroid medicines
- Beta- blockers
- Surgical removal of most or all of thyroid.
Thyroiditis is inflammation of thyroid which is caused due to autoimmune diseases, genetics, bacterial or viral infection and certain medications. Two major types of thyroiditis. Postpartum thyroiditis occurs after giving birth to a baby.
It is an unusual enlargement of thyroid gland. It is common in women that too, before menopause. It goes on its own without treatment.
It is a swelling in a section of thyroid gland. It may be filled with blood, fluid or may be solid. It is four times more common in women than men. It can be treated via surgery or radioiodine
As the name suggests, it is the cancer of thyroid gland. It is three times more common in women than men.
Diagnosis Of Thyroid Diseases
- Blood tests
- Radioactive iodine uptake test
- Thyroid Ultrasound
- Thyroid fine needle biopsy
- Thyroid scan
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