Thyroid Doctor in Buda, Tx

A lot of people feel that they don’t receive enough quality time with their physicians. Getting to the root cause of the problem is essential to recognizing the problem and finding the right treatment. Root Cause Analysis is just what Dr. Omar Akhter can provide for each of his patients. Taking the Holistic Approach allows him to customize each patient individually for a healthier you. Focusing on the total you and not just your symptoms he is determined to get to the root cause of your chronic illness not just guessing. 

Dr. Akhter takes chronic illnesses seriously, he will eliminate the guesswork and work with you individually. Providing excellent service and results is what he takes pride in. Allow him to provide you the path to a healthier you.

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Thyroid Treatment

If the thyroid is not functioning properly it can contribute to serious health concerns that most people are not aware of. Functional medicine can help keep your thyroid on track so you can be healthy. Dr. Akhter takes the natural functional medicine approach that provides a sense of balance for your body needs. With his tailored natural plan, he can offer you a safe effective alternative medicine that can put you on the right path for a healthier, vibrant life. Not only does he use functional medicine, but he will also provide stress management and diet changes that will support your overall health and wellbeing. Let him work with you to find the underlying causes of your thyroid disease

Common Questions about Thyroid Disease.

If you are curious about thyroid disease, then please check out the questions below:

How are thyroid hormones created? 

Thyroid hormones are created by a protein called thyroglobulin. Thyroid hormone (T4 and T3) are produced by the follicular cells of the thyroid gland. The hormones are regulated by (TSH) which are made by the thyrotropes of the anterior pituitary gland. 

What is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism? 

Grave disease is the common cause of hyperthyroidism which can result in an enlarged thyroid. It is an autoimmune disorder. The grave disease attacks the thyroid and causes it to produce too much thyroid hormone.

Does the thyroid produce a hormone?

The thyroid produces a hormone called Calcitonin which is a thirty-two amino acid peptide hormone secreted by parafollicular cells? This is the hormone that regulates the blood calcium levels. It also regulates the body’s metabolic rate that controls the heart.

Are there different types of thyroid cancer?

The answer is yes there are different types of thyroid cancer. A few of them are as follows:

  • Follicular thyroid cancer accounts for 15% of thyroid cancer and occurs more commonly in women over 50 years of age
  • Medullary thyroid cancer
  • Follicular thyroid cancer
  • Medullary thyroid cancer is a form of thyroid carcinoma which stems from the parafollicular cells (C)

We Provide Treatment in Buda, Tx

Dr. Akhter provides treatment in Buda and surrounding areas. Buda is located in North Eastern Hays County 15 miles southwest of downtown Austin and 65 miles northeast of San Antonio.

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Let Dr. Omar Akhter help you take control of your health and wellbeing. He will get to the root of your illness and create a plan designed for you and your health needs. Take the first step and call for an appointment today. 

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