What causes Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is usually caused by graves disease, a condition where anti bodies produced by your immune system can cause the thyroid to increased hormone output. Another but less common cause occurs when a portion of the thyroid gland acts on its own and produces too much thyroid hormone

Signs and Symptoms of hyperthyroidism may include:

  • Sudden weight loss
  • rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • Nervousness, irritability
  • Increased sensivity to heat
  • Changes in bowel patterns
  • Swelling at the base of the neck
  • Fatigue, Muscle weakness
  • Difficulty Slleeping

 

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