Things That You Should Know About Thyroid And Weight Gain
Obesity is a very common problem in our society. Not surprisingly, mostly who are morbidly obese feel embarrassed to appear in public. Obesity arises from multiple factors. Even though it is a complex interaction between genetic, psychological, socio-economic, and cultural factors, indulgence of hormones plays a major role, particularly the hypothyroidism in many victims.
How Does Weight Gain Occurs?
Thyroid hormones are potent regulators of energy; they modulate the enzymes and fat synthesis. Hypothyroidism and obesity always co exists, because it deposits more musin to the skin and other organs. Secondly salt and water retention disturbs the cell function and swells up.
Increased body weight and deficient thyroid hormones in the blood feedbacks the pituitary to secrete more Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). In many case of sub acute Hypothyroidism, the case reports with high levels of cholesterol. Postpartum Thyroiditis occurs in few individuals with hyperthyroidism initially, in which they lose their weight and hypothyroidism follows with gain in weight in many individuals. Many women become obese after delivery, particularly after second baby.
An increase in the fat level in the blood gives more additional birth to the hormones. It increases the risk of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus by ten-fold. Fat tissue apparently has two roles in promoting diabetes: It increases the demand for insulin and the other way it creates insulin resistance. This is the reason that Poly cystic Ovarian Disease in women and Hypothyroidism comes in a package in many victims.
There are too many to focus upon, so we list those that are more important and frequent problems.These include:
- Cardio-vascular diseases
- Menstrual Disorders
- Gall stones
How To Treat?
About the Author
As a women who has hypothyroidism, I would like to share all of my knowledge to all of you about hypothyroidism and how can you make change of your life.