A 32-year-old female asked:
I've been reading about using aspirin to treat some forms of hyperthyroidism. has anyone here prescribed that treatment, and with success?
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Dr. David Sneidanswered
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Aspirin: Doesn't treat hyperthyroidism. In fact, more than one aspirin/day can dislodge thyroid hormone from it's binding protein and increase the level of free thyroxine in the bloodstream, thereby worsening the hyperthyroidism.
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