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what is hyperthyroidism

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Too much thyroid !: Higher than normal thyroid levels in the blood. Condition will suppress tsh, which is easily measured. Too much can cause tachycardia, fine thinning ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Common disorder: Which is easily diagnosed and can be treated with either radioiodine or anti-thyroid drugs. See the american thyroid assoc. Website or check lay info ... Read More
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A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Too much: This condition is characterized by excess production of thyroid hormone, due to an acute inflammatory process triggered by your immune system.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: Overactive thyroid gland secreting too much thyroid hormone.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Antithyoid Rx or RAI: Prefer antithyroid meds to reduce radiation to ovaries (small but radiation). Antithyroid drugs are the first line in treating. Make sure a nodule th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: A thyroid gland secreting too much thyroid hormone. Medications, radioactive treatments, and surgery are options.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Increase hormone: It is a condition where the production of thydoxine, the thyroid hormone become excessive.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Excess thyroid horm: Hyperthyroidism is overproduction of thyroid hormone by thyroid gland . TSH is thyroid stimulating hormone produced by pituitary gland and usually low ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmad
16 years experience Endocrinology
Excess thyroid hormo: Hyperthyroidism occurs when your body is exposed to too much thyroid hormone (secreted by the thyroid gland, which sits at the base of the neck). Thyr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Drug induced: Iatrogenic means it was caused by the treatment, or by the doctor. So iatrogenic hyperthyroidism means the hyperthyroidism was caused by taking too m ... Read More

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