Correlation between BMI and Thyroid Hormones in Infertile Groups
Keywords:BMI, T3, T4, TSH, TPO, E2, infertility, thyroid syndromes
Infertility is the failure to become pregnant after 12 months of copulation without contraception . Thyroid
defeat in function can caused to the: menstrual disorder, an ovulatory phase and lower fertility. This search
formed to assess the importance of thyroid syndromes in infertility women and importance the autoimmunity
by assessing value of TSH, T3, T4, & anti Thyroid peroxidase antibody in infertile woman comparison the
consequences with women controls. The direction in this search started from March 2015 to September
2015 at Karbala Maternity Hospital, infertility unit, and some private clinics. Showed significant relation
between TPO and BMI in controls and patients p –value (<0.002 ,<0.0001) respectively, and significant
relation between BMI and T4 in patients and controls p-value (<0.0001) , and shows significant relation
between , the relation between BMI and sex hormones shows no significant relation with LH in patients but
significant in controls p-value (<0.0001) and relation with FSH was not significant in patients and controls ,
and relation with E2 shows significant relation in patients p-value (<0.01) but no significant in controls. This
search directed to estimation the relationship between thyroid function and sex hormones with BMI. Where
the height of BMI affects the body to increase TPO and T4 and affect estradiol , we recommend that women
maintain the body weight within normal
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