Monday, 17 April 2017

Video: The man trapped in a baby's body


Singh was reportedly diagnosed with Hypothyroidism, a well-known cause of growth retardation.
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๐Ÿ“šThyroid hormones are necessary for the optimal effect of growth hormone (GH). They enable the anabolic and metabolic effects of GH and also increase GH production from the pituitary gland. So in essence, without the thyroid hormones, growth hormone is not so useful.
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๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’‰The mainstay in the treatment of congenital hypothyroidism is early diagnosis and thyroid hormone replacement. Optimal care may include diagnosis before age 10-13 days and normalization of thyroid hormone blood levels by age 3 weeks.
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๐Ÿ”ฌIn many developed countries, newborn screening for hypothyroidism is routinely done.

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