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What is the possibility I could have overactive thyroid problems?
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Dr. Robert Dons
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In brief: Hyperthyroidism risk
Female gender increases risk several fold; having a recent major stressful event also increases risk.
These include childbirth, surgery and major emotional states. A comprehesive list of thyroid related symptoms (all non-specific) may be found in my book endocine & metabolic disorders clinical lab testing manual 2009 [crcpress.Com].

In brief: Hyperthyroidism risk
Female gender increases risk several fold; having a recent major stressful event also increases risk.
These include childbirth, surgery and major emotional states. A comprehesive list of thyroid related symptoms (all non-specific) may be found in my book endocine & metabolic disorders clinical lab testing manual 2009 [crcpress.Com].
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