A 35-year-old member asked:
What is the cause of hyperthyroidism usually?
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A 49-year-old member asked:
What are the causes of hyperthyroidism?
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Endocrinology 43 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Graves disease is an autoimmune disease most common in young women. Other common forms are toxic nodular goiter, subacute thyroiditis, post-partum thyroiditis, and of course overreplacement with thyroid hormone. There are other, less common forms of hyperthyroidism, some of which can be subtle. Best to have this evaluated by an endocrinologist or an internist who is familiar with this.
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Last updated Aug 31, 2013
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