Hyperthyroidism

  • Increase of thyroid hormones in the blood
  • Affects the entire body
  • Symptoms may include fast heart rate, anxiety, irritability and weakness
  • Cause most often due to other thyroid conditions but may also be due to medications and hereditary factors
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females but more common in females
  • Can occur at any age
  • May be mild without symptoms to severe and life threatening

  • Avoid smoking and caffeine
  • Decrease your level of stress where possible. Don’t be afraid to ask for help
  • Increase your calcium intake

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