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Hyperthyroidism / Thyroiditis / Graves Disease

Hyperthyroidism is the term for overactive tissue within the thyroid gland, resulting in overproduction and thus an excess of circulating free thyroid hormones: thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), or both.

 

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MicroRNA Panel Helps Identify Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules
Next-generation sequencing identified 19 microRNAs. The microRNA panel could categorize indeterminate thyroid nodule samples into malignant and benign.....
Avoidable and Unnecessary Treatments of Thyroid Cancers
Overdiagnosis, unnecessary or excessive treatments of thyroid cancers may contribute to the rising rate of thyroid cancer death in the world, accordin.....
Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy can Lead to Gestational Diabetes
Thyroid dysregulation in the first half can increase the risk of gestational diabetes in the second half of the pregnancy, finds a new study.
Male Thyroid Cancer Survivors at High Risk for Heart Disease
Male thyroid cancer survivors have an almost 50 percent higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) than women, while thyroid cancer surviv.....
Women More Likely to Have Thyroid Disorder
One in 10 adults in India suffer from hypothyroidism, which is three times more common in women, revealed new research.

Thyroid is a two-i.....


Thyroiditis - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Thyroiditis is the inflammation of the thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is the most common type of thyroiditis... Read More
Can Drugs Affect Thyroid Function?
Some medications affect the normal function of thyroid gland leading to thyroid function disorders in the form of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Read Patient Information Leaflet of medications to be aware of such effects and conduct regular monitoring of thyroid function to avoid complications.. Read More
Goitre (Thyroid Swelling) - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Goitre is an enlargement of the thyroid gland. Autoimmune diseases, hereditary factors, iodine deficiency cause goitre... Read More
Screening Tests for Thyroid Dysfunction
High or low thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is indicative of a dysfunctional thyroid... Read More
Postpartum Thyroiditis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Postpartum thyroiditis is an autoimmune thyroid disorder where the levels of thyroid hormone are abnormal within a year following childbirth... Read More
Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid) - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland makes excessive thyroid hormone. Grave’s disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism... Read More
Increased Appetite / Polyphagia / Hyperphagia – Symptom Evaluation
An increase in appetite is seen in conditions like bulimia, diabetes, hyperthyroidism and worm infestation... Read More
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis - Risk Factors, Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Complications
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid causing hypothyroidism. Synthetic hormone levothyroxine is an effective lifelong oral drug... Read More
Glycosuria - Causes, Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
Glycosuria is an indication of elevated blood glucose levels and a condition in which excess glucose is excreted in the urine... Read More



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