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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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What treatment to use for hyperthyroid and how did it work?

What treatment to use for hyperthyroid and how did it work?

Depends: The treatment for hyperthyroidism depends on the cause. If you have grave's disease (the most common cause), your treatment options are: antithyroid drugs (methimazole, ptu), a single treatment dose of radioactive iodine, or surgical removal of your thyroid. There are pros and cons with each type of treatment that you need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for hyperthyroidism?

What is a good treatment for hyperthyroidism?

Radioactive IODINE: Hperthyroidism is treated with Beta blocker like proparanol to slow down the heart rate and tremors Antithyroid Medications like Propylthiouracil and Mithimazole.are used in patients with sustained form of Hyperthyroidism like Graves Disease or Toxic Nodular Goiter.These dugs can have side effects like rash,itching,fever &liver problems Radiactive Iodine is most widely used and permanent therapy ...Read more

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Can you tell me what ptu4 is in the treatment of hyperthyroidism?

Can you tell me what ptu4 is in the treatment of hyperthyroidism?

Blocks thyroid: Ptu (propylthiouracil) is an antithyroid drug that blocks the formation of thyroid hormone by the thyroid. While on the medication, thyroid levels will decrease. In your age group, the most common cause for hyperthyroidism is grave's disease. After taking ptu (propylthiouracil) for a number of months, one hopes that you will go into remission and be able to go off the medication. It needs to be monitored by your doctor. ...Read more

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If I have hyperthyroidism, should I go through with rai treatment?

If I have hyperthyroidism, should I go through with rai treatment?

Depends: Hyperthyroidism can be treated medically but treatment not always keeping patient at even level of thyroid gland hormone production. Two alternatives are surgery and radioactive ablation. The ablation does not involve anesthesia or risk of bleeding. Radiation treatment makes patient either hypo or athyroid. Everyday thyroid hormone supplements keep patient well controlled. ...Read more

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Can anxiety or depression causes hyperthyroidism n what are the treatment.

Can anxiety or depression causes hyperthyroidism n what are the treatment.

No: Having thyroid dysfunction can result in psychiatric symptoms such as anxiety or depression, but those symptoms do not cause thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more

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I am hyperthyroid and just started on methimazole, but still feel fatigued. Does this treatment actually work?

Yes: It's one way to treat hyperthyroidism and it works. You might need to be on it longer or have your dose adjusted. If you don't feel your treatment is working, call the prescribing doctor so he/she can adjust the dose for you or initiate another treatment regimen. ...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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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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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more