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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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What can be used to cure hyperthyroidism?

What can be used to cure hyperthyroidism?

RAI treatment: Thyroid medicines and treatment and rai treatment see an endocrinologist for further recomendations. ...Read more

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How can I cure hyperthyroidism?

How can I cure hyperthyroidism?

Curing hyperthyroid: To cure it, you need to know what causes it. There are many causes for hyperthyroidism, some are temporary and goes away without treatment, others require treatment to permanently treat it. In general, if u take away the thyroid gland (surgery or kill it with radioactive iodine), then the hyperthyroidism is cured (..But then you will be hypothyroid). U need a physician to help u with this disease. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hyperthyroid?

Yes depending: There are also some natural approaches that can be of benefit, but what exactly they are will depend on what exactly is wrong with your thyroid. ...Read more

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How can I cure secondary hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism: Secondary hyperthyroidism is quite rare and can be caused by a pituitary gland tumor or dysfunction secreting too much TSH. . A thyroidologist or endocrinologist would have to be involved in such cases to prove that secondary hyperthyroidism is indeed present. Appropriate testing would be ordered. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hyperthyroidism remedies/cures?

What to do if I have hyperthyroidism remedies/cures?

More specific ?: Not sure what you mean. If you're asking what are remedies or cures for hyperthyroidism, there are three options, including medications to treat symptoms, medications to slow production of thyroid hormone, surgery to remove thyroid, radioactive iodine to kill thyroid. ...Read more

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My grandmother has hyperthyroidism how do we cure it naturally?

You can't: The only "natural" thing to do is to go to a doctor or endocrinologist and get her evaluated -- and, if necessary, treated with radioiodine or antithyroid drugs. Good medical advice and good medical care -- it's the natural thing to do, avoid fads and supplements which could do her significant harm. Don't get your medical information from the internet. ...Read more

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Upset with recent diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Do i have to take drugs for the life time or is there another cure for it?

Upset with recent diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Do i have to take drugs for the life time or is there another cure for it?

Mostly the drugs.: Any process causing the thyroid to go out of control is likley to have secondary issues. If it is an autoimmune disease causing stimulation or destruction of the thyroid gland, mostly people ahve to have the gland removed and then daily thyroid supplements. ...Read more

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Does rai ablation cure hyperthyroidism?

See below: I assume by rai you mean radioactive iodine. When this radiophrmaceutical is used, it completely destroys thyroid tissue, thus ending hyperthyroidism. The pt then becomes hypothyroid & must take thyroid supplements for life. ...Read more

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My mother has hyperthyroidism how do we cure it? Is it deadly?

Treatment is: Either radioiodine or anti-thyroid drugs. It is usually treated, rather than cured. It is only deadly if ignored for a long period of time. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is a partial thyroidectomy not a cure for hyperthyroidism?

Remnant is bad: Most common hyperthyroidism is grave's disease. You need to do total or subtotal removal because the remnant can still cause problems. Surgeons used to try to remove "just the right amount" to hopefully not cause hypothyroidism. There are risks of leaving to much and then not helping the problem and a high risk of hypothyroidism anyway. ...Read more

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Are Tulsi and Raspberry Leaf effective remedies to cure hyperthyroidism?

No......: but let's even assume they are, the thyroid has to be closely regulated--neither too much nor too little. You'd still need bloodwork, monitoring, figuring out why hyperthyroid, etc.
Modern medicine supplanted plants because it is simpler and reliable. ...Read more

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I have sub clinical hyperthyroidism. Will a partial thyroidectomy cure my symptoms and disease?

I have sub clinical hyperthyroidism. Will a partial thyroidectomy cure my symptoms and disease?

Probably not: Removing part of the thyroid is a bit extreme and also may not even help as the hyper functioning part of the gland may not be removed. ...Read more

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Doctor, I am from india and i like to know if hyperthyroid is curable and what kind of treatment will be efficient to cure it fully. Thank you ?

Doctor, I am from india and i like to know if hyperthyroid is curable and what kind of treatment will be efficient to cure it fully. 

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Yes: Hyperthyroidism is curable. Treatment options depend on why you are hyperthyroid. Hyperthyroidism is dangerous and should be taken seriously. Talk to your doc, find out the cause so you can get treated properly. If hyperthyroidism is caused by inflammation of the thyroid, it will improve on its own without permanent treatment. See doc to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Can an overactive thyroid be cured with medication?

Can an overactive thyroid be cured with medication?

Treated not cured: Medication will control the overactivity of the thyroid and radioactive iodine will usually control the overactivity. Surgery will cure it but will leave you with need to take thyroid hormone by mouth for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Can i take growrich vco capsule if I have or used to have hyperthyroidism please ans thanks a lot ':?

Why?: Why would you take that junk? Save your money. Make sure your thyroid level is normal. See you doctor to do that. Don't get your medical information from tv or the internet. What were you thinking that coconut oil was going to help you with anyway? The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. ...Read more

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How come propylthiouracil used to treat hyperthyroidism?

It is one treatment: It blocks the overproduction of thyoid hormone by the overactive thyroid gland and reduces conversion of T4 to the more active t3 (liothyronine) at peripheral tissues. ...Read more

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Hi just like 2 ask,can i take althea pills?used 2 hve hyperthyroidism but its quiet ok now,not taking meds anymore.Can i take to hav morewomanly body?

Hi just like 2 ask,can i take althea pills?used 2 hve hyperthyroidism but its quiet ok now,not taking meds anymore.Can i take to hav morewomanly body?

Athea pills: I am not your Dr. but am an Internist but do not have enough information to answer this question and help.

Please check with your personal physician about this issue.

Or you can consult with me online. ...Read more

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Hi i used to have hyperthyroidism, &now i noticed i get tired a lot, even if i i'm not doing anything much, /just some lil thing, is dat bec of hyper?Ty.

Possible: Hyperthyroidism can cause the current symptoms. The only way to know is to get blood work done to see if you are still hyperthyroid. See your doctor for evaluation. If you are still hyperthyroid, get it treated, then reevaluate the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is propylthiouracil used for treating hyperthyroidism?

Why is propylthiouracil used for treating hyperthyroidism?

Ptu (propylthiouracil): Ptu (propylthiouracil) is an antithyroid drug. It decreases the amount of hormones produced by the thyroid thus it's a treatment for hyperthyroidism. Methimazole is another drug that does the same thing and is the drug of choice in this drug class. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hyperthyroid?

Hormone elevation: Hyperthyroidism is abnormally elevated levels of thyroid hormone. This may cause symptoms of high heart rate, palpitations, sweats, tremors, diarrhea, and heat intolerance. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroidism?

Overactive Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism is the term for overactive tissue within the thyroid gland that causes an overproduction of thyroid hormones. These thyroid hormones control the metabolic rate of the body, so too much can cause symptoms like nervousness, irritability, increased perspiration, heart racing, hand tremors, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, thinning of the skin, fine brittle hair, & muscular weakness. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism: The over production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland results in, and is called, hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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What causes hyperthyroidism?

What causes hyperthyroidism?

Graves' disease: Autoimmune thyroid disease- graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Other causes include inflammation of the thyroid, drug induced hyperthyroidism, hyperactive thyroid nodule or nodules, rarely pituitary tumor.... ...Read more

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How do treat hyperthyroidism?

Three ways: There are medications that lower the thyroid level, surgical removal of all or part of the gland, radioactive iodine. An endocrinologist should be able to guide which method is best for a particular patient. ...Read more

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Is hyperthyroidism hereditary?

Partly: Genetic factors increase susceptibility to grave's disease, but a specific gene has not been identified. ...Read more

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What exactly is hyperthyroidism?

What exactly is hyperthyroidism?

Excess thyroid hormo: Hyperthyroidism occurs when your body is exposed to too much thyroid hormone (secreted by the thyroid gland, which sits at the base of the neck). Thyroid hormone controls metabolism so hyperthyroidism typically causes increased metabolism. Some of the symptoms include: increased appetite but weight loss, increased heart rate, tremor, diarrhea, feeling hot all the time, and anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more