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How Hypothyroidism Affects Female Fertility

Dr. Hugh Melnick – founder of Advanced Fertility Services in NYC – is one of the very few fertility doctors offering treatment for subclinical hypothyroidism. Dr. Hugh Melnick plays close attention to the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism – a common condition among women suffering from infertility.

  • Pioneering doctor of preserving a woman’s future fertility through the world class Oocyte Preservation Program
  • Renowned publisher of numerous scientific research articles in prominent medical journals and medical textbook contributions
  • Acclaimed author of The Pregnancy Prescription – a prestigious book written for those coping with the challenges of infertility, including information on how best to overcome infertility
  • Read the Doctor’s contribution to the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology about subclinical hypothyroidism and its effect on a woman’s fertility.

Female Infertility and Hypothyroidism

Most women don’t even know where the thyroid is, but this powerful little gland can have a great impact on your looks as well as your health. Your thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped mass of tissue located in the neck. Despite its small size, it plays a critical role in determining how your body functions, and ultimately how you feel.

Signs and Symptoms

Below is a list of common symptoms associated with thyroid problems.

  • Mentally “Foggy”
  • Hoarse voice
  • Decreased stamina
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Cold extremities
  • Difficulty losing weight
  • Slow speech
  • Hair loss
  • Premature graying of the hair
  • Low body temperature
  • Cracked heels and dry feet
  • High cholesterol
  • Ringing of the ears
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety and/or palpitations
  • Low pulse
  • Decreased tendon reflexes
  • Droopy eyelids
  • Puffy and swollen face
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Sparse, coarse, and dry hair
  • Coarse, dry, and thickened skin
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Hand tingling or pain
  • Slow pulse
  • Muscle cramps
  • Orange-colored soles and palms
  • Sides of eyebrows thin or fall out
  • Confusion
  • Increased menstrual flow in women
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriages

Hypothyroidism Therapy Expertise

It is important to work with a fertility specialist who has the clinical experience to design a therapeutic treatment plan meeting your personal needs.

Your initial consultation to find out if you are a candidate for Subclinical Hypothyroidism Therapy can be conducted with the Doctor via telephone, Skype or FaceTime.

Schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Hugh Melnick at Advanced Fertility Services by calling 212.369.8700 – or – clicking the icon below.

   

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