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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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Role of Thyroid Function in the Development Anxiety Disorder, Study
The risk of developing anxiety is high among people with autoimmune inflammation of their thyroid. According to a new study presented at e-ECE 2020, p.....
Mild Thyroid Dysfunction Affects 1 in 5 Women with a Miscarriage or Subfertility History
Mild thyroid abnormalities can affect up to one in five women who have a history of miscarriage or subfertility and are trying for a pregnancy, report.....
Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy is Overdiagnosed and Overtreated
Current practice patterns may contribute to the overdiagnosis of hypothyroidism and overtreatment during pregnancy and postpartum, reports a new study.....
Teprotumumab, First FDA-approved Drug for Thyroid Eye Disease Proves Effective
Regardless of patient gender, age or smoking status, teprotumumab, the first FDA-approved drug for thyroid eye disease, provides significant improveme.....
Thyroid Hormone Use may Up Death Risk in Older Adults
Older people undergoing thyroid hormone replacement therapy are at a higher risk of death compared to those who are not taking any treatment, reveals.....


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
Thyroid Profile
Thyroid profile test is a set of blood tests, which helps in measuring the levels of the thyroid hormones secreted from the thyroid glandsuch as Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Tri-iodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4)... 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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