Thyroid is one of the largest endocrine gland. It is the butterfly Shaped gland found in Neck.Hormonal output from the thyroid is stimulated by Thyroid Stimulating hormone (TSH) produced by anterior pituitatory.
Thyroid problem Ranges from Small Goitre to Life threatening Thyroid Cancer.
Hypo Thyroidism Due to Insufficient hormone production.
Too much thyroid hormone production.
PEM is one of the important Public Health Problems in most of the developing Countries like India, South East Asia & Africa.
Protein Energy Malnutrition is potentially a depletion disorder of the fatal body; it refers to the malnutrition where there is inadequate Energy & protein Intake.
Types of PEM:
It occurs mainly due to the inadequate supply of Protein in the diet.
It is Common in US, It occurs as a complication of AIDS, Cancer, Chronic kidney failure, Inflammatory bowel disease & other illnesses which inhibits the absorption of other nutrients.
periods of time say over a year.
Basic Nutritional & physical Assessments with required anthropometric measurements and bio-chemical parameters will be done.
In both Children & Adults our 1st aim is to monitor and correct fluid & electrolyte imbalance.
For the PEM Skin ulceration natural nutrients rich in Zinc will be prescribed.
Basic Goal of the Nutrition therapy includes the overall weight gain through proper Diet therapy.
Diet therapy includes the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well.
Mood therapy is to make the child or adult to relax & motivate him / her from their inner soul.
Exercise therapy to improve the energy & protein metabolism.