Ramadan fasting and thyroid hormone profile.

  title={Ramadan fasting and thyroid hormone profile.},
  author={Khurrarn Sajid and Muhammed Naseem Akhtar and Grit Malik},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={41 9},
A study comprising 41 males, 5 females of the age ranging from 28 to 56 years was conducted during Ramadan of 1989 to compare T3, T4 and TSH levels in fasting with the levels of non-fasting conditions. Each individual gave 6 blood samples: One sample was taken 20 days before the onset of Ramadan, 3 samples at different fasting days and last two samples were drawn 23 days and five months after the end of Ramadan, respectively. The results showed a significant gradual rise in TSH throughout the… CONTINUE READING
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