Thyroid affects Pregnancy

Can Pregnancy Bring Along Thyroid Disease?

By Dr. Abhishek Chandavarkar, Gynaecology During pregnancy, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism become very common. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that is situated in the anterior portion of the neck. Its function is to produce hormones that regulate the body’s metabolism, weight, the temperature of the body and the nervous system. If…

Pregnancy & Thyroid – How Are They Connected?

By Dr. Kulin R Shah, Endocrinology It is important for you to know how pregnancy affects your thyroid gland. The thyroid hormone plays an important role during pregnancy in the development of the baby and also regarding the health of the mother. If you suffer from thyroid problems during pregnancy, you should take medicines…

Thyroid – Does It Prevent Pregnancy?

By Dr. Divya Wadhawan, Gynaecology The human body works as directed by the various hormones released by the endocrine system. These hormones are essential for the coordination of various body functions. From the height a person achieves to the metabolic reactions in the body to the reproductive cycle to the stress levels a person can handle,…