Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism

Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism can be defined as the condition where the overactive thyroid gland produces an excessive amount of thyroid hormones [tetraiodothyronine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3)] which circulate in the bloodstream. The T3 and T4 hormones play an important role in the body’s metabolism and a high level of these hormones will cause symptoms associated with high metabolism. However […]

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Adrenal Fatigue or a Thyroid Problem?

Adrenal Fatigue or a Thyroid Problem? Endocrineinfo.com     Everybody experiences tiredness at times. After a long day, kicking off your shoes, collapsing on to the sofa and dozing off within minutes is actually perfectly normal. What isn’t normal however, is a feeling that you’re constantly tired.   Struggling to maintain your current routine, coupled with poor clarity in thinking, […]

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Graves Disease Hyperthyoidism – Pathophysiology

GRAVES DISEASE Definition Graves’ disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Although a number of disorders may result in hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease is a common cause. Because thyroid hormones affect a number of different body systems, signs and symptoms associated with Graves’ disease can be wide ranging and significantly influence your overall […]

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