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What are the typical symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Overactive thyroid. Weight loss, excessive sweating, rapid pulse, palpitations, nervousness and anxiousness.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Common symptoms of Hyperthyroidism are Weight loss Rapid Heart Beat Tremors Increase in appetite Sweating Anxiety and nervousness Increase sensitivity to heat Fatigue&muscle wekness Fine Brittle Hair More frequent Bowel movements GoiterEnlarged Thyroid Gland in neck Menstrual Changes Protruding Eye Balls(Exoopthalmos) Here you have most common symptoms.but you do not see all symptoms in all pa
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hyperthyroid: Some symptoms of hyperthyroidism are: feeling nervous, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, feeling anxious, sweating heavily, muscle weakness, increased appetite, frequent bowel movement...Some hyperthyroid patients will have 1-2 symptoms, some have all of them and some have none of them at all. The only way to know for sure is to get a blood test.

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What are the symptoms of Hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Silvia Cuadra
Endocrinology 14 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Patients with hyperthyroidism can have mild to overt symptoms, which include anxiety, emotional lability, weakness, tremor, palpitations, heat intolerance, increased perspiration, and weight loss despite a normal or increased appetite. Other symptoms that may be present include hyperdefecation, urinary frequency, oligomenorrhea/amenorrhea in women, and gynecomastia and erectile dysfunction in men.

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