Management of Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid hormone plays an important role in our metabolism. So it’s important to maintain the level of thyroid hormone. Imbalance in hormone production leads to thyroid disorders. AUM ENT Clinic offers the best treatment for thyroid disorders in Mumbai.

Thyroid disorders are conditions that affect a small butterfly shaped gland  present in front of the neck called, thyroid gland. The thyroid produces many vital hormones which are necessary to regulate many metabolic activities throughout the body. Thyroid uses iodine to produce hormones.

Thyroid Disorders

  1. Hypothyroidism: Here thyroid glands does not produce enough hormone
  2. Hyperthyroidism: Thyroid hormones are produced in excess amount
  3. Goiter: Abnormal growth of butterfly shaped gland
  4. Thyroid nodules: Formation of lump in glands
  5. Thyroid cancer: Cancer in butterfly shaped gland  

Symptoms

  • Lack of concentration
  • Nervousness
  • Menstrual changes
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Aches and pains of muscles
  • Weight gain
  • Feeling cold

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Diagnosis

  • Blood test is used to measure the levels of thyroid hormone
  • Imaging tests are used, when enlarged thyroid nodules are present
  • Thyroid scans and ultrasound scans are used to evaluate the function of thyroid nodules.  

Effect of thyroid disorders

Men are less likely to have thyroid diseases, one in eight women develop thyroid problems in their in lifetime. Some of them are

  • Problems with menstrual periods
  • Face difficulty in getting pregnant
  • Experience complications during pregnancy

Thyroid Treatment

Thyroid can be treated by medications or by surgery. The mode of treatment depends on the type of disorder.

Thyroid medications: Hypothyroidism can be treated by using synthetic thyroid hormones. Medications are used to reduce the production of thyroid hormone in hyperthyroidism. In addition to this, radioactive ablation can also be used to treat hyperthyroidism.

Thyroid surgery: Surgery is recommended to remove large goitre and thyroid nodules. If the thyroid gland is removed completely, patients are advised to take synthetic thyroid pills to regulate the metabolic activities. Surgery is necessary to remove thyroid cancer.

Aum ENT Clinic is one of the best ENT clinic in Mumbai, providing the services of experienced doctor at an affordable cost.

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Visit Us: http://www.aumentclinic.com/

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