Subclinical hypothyroidism of thyroid gland - treatment, symptoms, traditional medicinal remedies, signs, causes, diet, diagnostics, analyses, food and associated diseases

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Associated diseases
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Hyperthyroidism is a set of symptoms arising due to the lack of thyroid hormones. GD, which stands for Graves' disease, shows the enlarged thyroid gland, which leads to functional disorders of internal organs and systems of the human organism, and in the first turn it is related to cardiovascular and central nervous systems. Due to main function of thyroids, which stands for tissue respiration, the deficiency of those cuts down level of oxygen that can be absorbed by cells, which causes lower organism energy consumption and utilization of energy substrates.

Factors that provoke appearance of the disease

hypothyroidism of thyroid gland One of the main factor of possible hypothyroidism appearance is inheritance. Also important role in development of this disease is played by stress and infections as well as in case of diabetes mellitus. Hypothyroidism is diagnosed by the appeared symptoms and also by lab tests (special analyses). In this case method of free thyroxin index is also applicable.

Diseases caused with hypothyroidism

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Some of diseases caused with hypothyroidism are multinodal toxic goiter and toxic adenoid tumor. The rarer form of hypothyroidism is represented by artifactual hypothyroidism, which appears due to thyroid hormones intake for some kind of stimulation or for some cosmetic reasons. Also that can be a secretion of thyroids with thyroid gland, which is misplaced into gonads, follicular carcinoma, active hormonal pituitary adenoma, acute thyroadenitis, which were developed in result of consumption of iodine contrasting and pharmaceutical substances, benziodarone and polyvitamins as well as cordarone-inducted thyrotoxicosis.

Treatment of hypothyroidism symptoms

Hypothyroidism treatment lies in prescribing of thyreostatic medications, radioactive iodine and surgical intervention, which follows antithyroid means preparation. More often, this treatment is conservative. In some countries doctors prescribe thyreostatic medications (merkazolilom is more often, propitsilom is rare).

Before there was a common idea saying that combination of diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism is quite rare, but later, when the diagnostics methods for thyroid gland problems have been improved, it became clear that 1.7% of all diabetics suffer from it. Such patients have decreased need in insulin, but after successful treatment of hypothyroidism, the dose of insulin goes back to its normal values.