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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have hyper thyroidism what r the.problems related to it?

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Dr. Aaron Neinstein
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Nothing if treated!: If treated appropriately, you do not have to have any long-term consequences from hyperthyroidism. If left untreated, the most serious concern is a heart problem like rapid or irregular heartbeat. Longstanding hyperthyroidism can cause osteoporosis (fragile bones) and fractures. If untreated, other issues can be psychiatric disease, weight loss, trouble sleeping, or eye disease.

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