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Hi As your answer is a bit involved, have a read of this linkhttp://hypothyroidisma.com/hypothyroidism-diet.phpYou should find its got most of the...
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This is a good question, and you're wise to be thinking ahead.As you know, radioactive iodine is taken to treat hyperthyroidism. You take one...
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Your doctor will ask you about your symptoms and do a physical exam. Then he or she will order blood tests to see how much thyroid hormone your body...
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If your symptoms bother you, your doctor may give you pills called beta-blockers. They can help you feel better while you and your doctor decide what...
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Surgery for hyperthyroidism (thyroidectomy) removes part or all of the thyroid gland. Doctors rarely use this surgery to treat hyperthyroidism. You...
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Hyperthyroidism means your thyroid makes too much thyroid hormone. Your thyroid is a gland in the front of your neck. It controls your metabolism...
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If your thyroid gland makes too much thyroid hormone, you will have symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Most hyperthyroidism is caused by an immune system...
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You are more likely to have hyperthyroidism if:You are female.You have a family history of thyroid problems. People who have close relatives with...
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The most serious problem associated with hyperthyroidism is a life-threatening condition called thyroid storm.Callor other emergency services...
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Your doctor will ask questions about your medical history, do a physical exam, and order medical tests to diagnose hyperthyroidism. If your doctor...
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Be sure to see your doctor regularly so he or she can be sure that your hyperthyroidism treatment is working, that you are taking the right amount of...
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Antithyroid medicine is often used for hyperthyroidism, because it works more quickly than radioactive iodine therapy. Radioactive iodine therapy...
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Hyperthyroidism can be suspected in patients with tremors; excessive sweating; smooth, velvety skin; fine hair; a rapid heart rate; and an enlarged...
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Hyperthyroidism is suggested by several signs and symptoms; however, patients with mild disease usually experience no symptoms. In patients older...
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If you are concerned that you may have an excess amount of thyroid hormone, you should mention your symptoms to your doctor. A simple blood test is...
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