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what does excess thyroxine do in the body?

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Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Hyperthyroidism: If you are hyperthyroid, it will cause symptoms; common ones are heat intolerance, palpitations, nervousness, tremor, diarrhea, irritability. It causes bone loss (osteoporosis) over time. It places a stress on your heart, which may be tolerated when young, but not with aging. It can be treated, but you may need to see an endocrinologist.
Answered on Mar 16, 2018
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