Case 13: Hypothyroidism

2019-04-03 11:21
Han's Acupuncture December 13, 2018

Female, 46 years old

Main complaint:
- Headache
- Lower back pain
- Indigestion

Treatment period: From Feb 24th, 2018 until April 7th, 2018

Treatment used:
The patient was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and had been suffering from headache, lower back pain, and indigestion with diarrhea. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is not able to produce enough thyroid hormone. When she first came, she mentioned that even her eyes hurt from the headache. Her treatment was mainly done by herbal medications with only a few acupuncture treatments. After taking the first package of herbal medicine, she started to notice that the pain had decreased overall and she decided to take the second package. She could clearly felt that her level of tiredness was low while she was taking the medicine. In March, she ordered more herbal medications and every time we followed up with her, the positive progress was shown constantly. By the beginning of April, 90% of her pain was gone and she was really satisfied with the result.