Navigation Links
Proper Treatment of Hypothyroidism Found To Prevent Heart Diseases

Researches from the Cardiovascular Research Institute have now found out that heart disease can be reduced by effective treatment of disorders affecting the thyroid gland.// Aggressive treatment of hypothyroidism and borderline hypothyroidism is hoped to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular diseases to a significant extent.

The study has however been conducted in rats, the results of which can be extrapolated to human beings as well. The observation serves as a ray of hope for the U.S. population where the incidence of thyroid is high, with more than 10 % of the population suffering from either hypothyroidism or borderline hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by insufficient production of thyroid hormones.

The effects of hypothyroidism were studied in rats on a short-term and long-term basis. From the research, it was found that hypothyroidism led to severe clinically significant changes in the architecture of the heart. This included progressive contractile dysfunction, chamber enlargement, and ventricular wall thinning.

Furthermore, it was also found to result in reduced blood flow to the heart (myocardial blood flow) due to a compromise in many tiny blood vessels that supply the heart. As a consequence of the above findings, the researcher’s were able to identify two new mechanisms by which low thyroid function may lead to heart failure. It was evident that the cause of heart failure was only hypothyroidism. The study hold lot of value as the relationship between hypothyroidism and heart failure had not been previously established. While human data are not yet available, the link between low thyroid function and increased heart disease suggests that something like this could also be occurring in humans as well.

Moreover, individuals with borderline hypothyroidism may also have similar cardiac changes. It is therefore very vital to identify such individuals. Clearly more research is needed to determi ne if these detrimental cardiac changes occur in humans and if treatment of heart patients with borderline hypothyroidism will lead to improved outcomes. Appropriate caution has to be excised in the treatment of hypothyroidism as excessive treatment with thyroid hormones believed to cause certain undesirable effects

Related medicine news :

1. Compounds Found In The Vegetable Broccoli Could Have Anti-Cancer Properties
2. Geriatric Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease May Not Be Treated Properly
3. Stem Cells, Tumor Cells Share Similar Properties: Scope For Treatment and Prevention?
4. Fruits And Vegetables Have Arthritis Risk Reducing Property
5. Proper Validation of Generic Drugs Could Save Millions of AIDS Patients
6. Colon Cancer Patients Not Receiving Proper Treatment
7. Proper Diet Can Counter Macular Degeneration
8. Scots Do Not Have Access To Proper Dental Care
9. Risk Of Stroke Can Be Lessened By Proper Diet
10. Cancer-causing Property Of Teflon Leaves US Regulators Concerned
11. Anticancer Properties of Vitamin D Could Be Separated From Other Functions
Post Your Comments:

(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... World Patent Marketing , a vertically integrated manufacturer ... for easier packing and organizing of items into one big, portable jar. , The ... CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing and Desa Industries Inc . ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 02, 2015 , ... ClinicoEconomics ... association with initiation of treatment for osteoporosis ”. , As corresponding author Dr ... in patients diagnosed with osteoporosis. Based on a large US managed care database, ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Integrated Rental Services ... Jordan Industries International, LLC (“JII”). , With support from JII, Integrated Rental is ... to hospitals, surgery centers, clinics, research labs and medical facilities across the United ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... According ... of obesity groups has filed a discrimination claim against the U.S. Department of Health ... in their Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans are breaking the clause in the law ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has implanted the ... hospital in the region providing what is known as the world’s smallest pacemaker. ... revealed recently at a medical conference and published in The New England Journal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... , BANGALORE, India and ... N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) today announced that it expects ... and for developing country markets funded by international donors, ... mg + Efavirenz 400 mg) for $99 per patient, ... Initiative (CHAI) to develop TLE400. The significantly reduced price ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... CARLSBAD, Calif. , Dec. 1, 2015 ... medicine products and services, announced today that it has ... care services organization. Members served by Novation will have ... therapy devices, sports bracing products and soft goods dedicated ... --> The aging U.S. population, rising ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... 2015 Building on its 25-year legacy ... (NYSE: JNJ ) today announced four new ... significantly reduce the burden of HIV incidence, especially ... of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan ... these new initiatives include collaborations with the U.S. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: