International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2017, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
Assessment of thyroid disorders prevalence in women during reproductive age
Author(s): Dr. PS Mishra and Dr. Archana Verma
Abstract: Aim: The present study was undertaken to assess the thyroid disorders prevalence in women during reproductive age. Materials and Methods: The study recruited 100 reproductive women of the age group of 18-45 years. Informed consent was obtained from all the participants and confidentiality of data was maintained. All participants underwent thorough physical examination. All measurements were performed using standard methods in the literature. Results: Table 1 presents the age group distribution of the participants. Majority of the participants belongs to the age group of 31-40 years. Distribution of thyroid disorders in participants was presented in table no 2. Majority of cases have hypothyroidism disorder when compared with hyper thyroid and euthyroid individuals. Table 3 presents the parity and thyroid disorders. Majority of primiparous women has thyroid disorders when compared with others. Conclusion: The study results suggest that there is a strong association between the thyroid disorders and the reproductive functions in the women of reproductive age. The study recommends further detailed studies in this area for further understanding the relationship and to plan effective treatment strategies.