Menstrual disorders associated with thyroid dysfunction

@article{Ramya2017MenstrualDA,
  title={Menstrual disorders associated with thyroid dysfunction},
  author={M Rukmini Ramya and Parvathavarthini and Darshan Savery and R. Uma Sankareswari},
  journal={International journal of reproduction, contraception, obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={6},
  pages={5113}
}
Background: Present study was done to evaluate the thyroid function in patients presenting with varying menstrual patterns of reproductive age group from 15 to 45 years of age. Methods: This prospective study was carried out in obstetrics and gynecology Department of Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College, Pondicherry, India on 155 women, clinically given the provisional diagnosis of dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB). All these patients were investigated for T3, T4, TSH (Thyroid stimulating… 
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Effects of hypothyroidism in Indian women of reproductive age group – A review article
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It can be concluded that thyroid dysfunction is associated with menstrual disturbances which get relieved with normalization of thyroid status, so thyroid assessment should be performed in all patients with menstrual irregularities.
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