A patient Ms P.B. [PIN 6455] was under treatment for hair fall, she recovered very well. She was suffering from Hashimotos Thyroiditis. At that time she was on conventional treatment and we had focused only on her hair falling problem.
After several years, she visited the center for her Hashimotos Thyroiditis.
She was stable, but since the last two years, she was facing severe fluctuations in her TSH levels.
The TSH level was fluctuating from 20 to 35. Her Eltroxin was changed from 25 mcg to 75 mcg. She correspondingly faced fluctuation in her weight, moods and menses.
When she was interviewed, she admitted severe stress.
She was a very senior IT professional. She was responsible for quality control across verticals. She was very image conscious and responsible.
She was a spinster. She lived with her parents and elder sister. Her elder sister was a divorcee. She had 2 nephews. Her parents were old and poor. She had taken responsibility of her parents and sister.
She was a very sensitive and sentimental lady. She was short tempered by nature. She was a loner; she did not have very close relations with her colleagues. She was very attached to her parents. She was always conscious about here health and well being.
She was thermally ambi-thermal. She had a craving for sour and salty food. She had profuse perspiration in summer, she reported sun headaches.
Dr Shah studied her case details and gave Natrum Mur 30 C and later 200 C. In six month she showed very good improvement. Her TSH stabilized around 7-10.
Her menses regularized. She felt better. Her dose of Eltroxin stabilized to 37.5 mcg. Her weakness reduced, her hair fall reduced.
Hashimotos Thyroiditis is characterized with fluctuations; we could help her to stabilize her thyroid and her health.