Sub-clinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is a condition in which Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) levels are increased, Thyroxine (T4) level is normal to low, and Triiodothyronine (T3) level is normal. Daily use of the synthetic thyroid hormone such as levothyroxine has been a standard approach to SCH. However, most modern approaches are unable to revert the condition to its normal level. Traditional approaches such as Yagya-Therapy can be an effective option in this regard. Yagya-Therapy provides pulmonary inhalation of medicinal-smoke of multiple herbs (generated through oblation in fire along with chanting of Vedic hymns), which have the potential for hormonal balance A case study is being reported wherein a patient (Male/60 years), who had been suffering from SCH since past 2 years and 4 months (pre-data), had been continuously taking allopathic medication for SCH, B12 complex and high blood pressure, and all this time TSH never became normal. The patient continued with the aforesaid medication, and took Yagya-Therapy for 3 months as an add-on therapy. Subsequently, after 4 months of completing Yagya-Therapy, post-data was recorded. Before Yagya-Therapy, TSH levels were very high, i.e. 4.79-11.82 µ/ml, which became normal (3.0 µ/ml) after the Yagya-Therapy. The earlier low levels of B12 (238-326 pg/ml) also increased to the upper side of the normal range (1034 pg/ml). Patient's other complaints such as tiredness, weakness, sleep issues were also resolved completely. Thus, the present study indicates the effectiveness of Yagya-Therapy in the treatment of SCH.
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