What is Hyperthyroidism?

The thyroid gland produces a hormone thyroxine responsible for various body functions. When the thyroid gland is overactive, there is excessive thyroxine ( thyrotoxicosis ) which leads to various complications such as sweating, tremors, thyroid storm. This is called hyperthyroidism, commonly treated with drugs or surgery, depending on the cause.

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I have been taking Neomercazole for hyperthyroidism (which i got during pregnancy mostly) Started with 30 mcg per day before 18 months and now on...

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Two things
1. This is not an approved treatment for weight loss. Long term benefits and risks are not well studied
2. If you are taking HCG it...

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Why don't doctors really know the relationship between hyperthyroidism and weight gain? After years of chronic fatigue, a visibly pronounced...

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Dear friend, Greetings from HCM... i appreciate your concern .. but hyperthyroidism will cause WEIGHT LOSS!!! similarly hypothyroidism will cause...

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I have hyperthyroidism, My vitamins contain 75 mcg of Iodine, is it safe to take them?...

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Yes it is generally considered safe. Hyperthyroidism can be complex to understand and manage. For more information review WWW.WWWW.WW
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