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what is best way to treat hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
It depends: There are several treatments available because no one treatment option is best for everyone. Options include killing the thyroid with radio-active iodine. Using medications to slow the thyroid down, and surgery to remove the thyroid. Your doctor can help you find the option that is best for you.

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