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EFFECTS OF THYROID DYSFUNCTION ON SYSTOLIC OR DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE, PULSE RATE, SERUM CREATININE AND LIVER ENZYMES

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Author(s): Mansoor Ahmad | S. Mahboob Alam | Salman Habib | Mehjabeen | Noor Jahan

Journal: International Research Journal of Pharmacy
ISSN 2230-8407

Volume: 4;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 117;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: hyperthyroidism | hypothyroidism | liver enzymes | blood pressure

ABSTRACT
Thyroid disorder is very common in Pakistani population and most of the patients either sex having thyroid problems which may disturb various body systems for example variation in systolic / diastolic blood pressure, pulse rate, serum creatinine level and ALT / SGPT (Alanine Aminotransferase) and AST / SGOT (Aspartate Aminotransferase) levels. The purpose of our study is to determine the effects of thyroid dysfunction on blood pressure, pulse rate, renal and liver functions and there correlation with thyroid status before and after treatment in patients with hypo and hyperthyroidism respectively. The results showed that there are significant differences in the levels of biochemical parameters (Serum Creatinine, ALT, AST, FT3, FT4 and TSH) as compared to normal in both groups. Significant changes were also found in blood pressure and pulse rate of both male and female groups.
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