The Relation Between Thyroid and Reproduction (Fertility, Pregnancy)

25th May is the World Thyroid Day. Thyroid disorders are one of the most common disorders of hormones in our body. Thyroid is a small gland situated in front of the neck and secretes hormones like thyroxine (T4) and tri-iodo-thyronine (T3). These hormones control various functions of our body like heart, blood pressure, digestion, metabolism, growth, blood formation, brain function etc. But one of the most important function is its association with reproduction. In both sexes, T3 and T4 are needed for sexual development during puberty so that full maturation from a child to adult occurs. That means […]

Pcos, Hypothyroid, Pregnancy

They came to us with inability to conceive. They tried many medicines and even IUI. We found all tests normal except PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome).  We gave them time to decide. They returned after a year and requested Ovulation Induction (Medicines to help the eggs grow). We advised medicines and TVS Follicular Scan (to see if eggs were growing after taking the medicine). There was no result after 2 months. But in the 3rd month, they conceived. Pregnancy was largely uneventful. All tests were normal. She was Hypothyroid, but it was well controlled with medicine. Finally both the mother […]