A CLINICAL STUDY OF THYROID DYSFUNCTION IN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE PATIENT-A HOSPITAL BASED STUDY
To find out thyroid hormone profile (Serum T3, T4, TSH level) in overweight and obese subjects of either sex and age. (18-60 yrs.)
This study was undertaken to find out relationship between thyroid function tests with overweight and obesity.
Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted in the Medicine Department of Jhalawar Medical College. Approximately overweight and obese patient of BMI >25 come in to OPD or emergency department & admitted in Jhalawar hospital. Total 100 subjects taken for study which fulfil the inclusion and exclusion criteria of study.
Results: In our study, Maximum 3 (50%) hypothyroid patient had extremely risk of obesity having BMI >40 and 4 (28.6%) patient having very high risk obesity BMI 35-40 and 6 (18.75%) patient having high risk BMI 30-35 and only 6 (12.5%) patient having BMI 25-30 overweight (low risk) patient.
Conclusion: This study concludes that obesity increases the risk of hypothyroidism, which is more common among, younger female than males. in this study some overweight and obese subject were found both clinically and biochemically hypothyroid and some subject are found only biochemically hypothyroid.
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