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    Essay On Hyperthyroidism

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    The overactive characteristics of hyperthyroidism are treatable and many of the symptoms could go without medical care due to the frequency of these symptoms due to many different causes. There are quite a few different medications (also known as antithyroid medications) that patients who are diagnosed with hyperthyroidism can take to control the symptoms. Medications are the most common treatment, because of their accessibility and convenience for the patients. It is more common to have a slight abnormality and little to no noticeable symptoms rather than the extreme indications. Typically, most patients with hyperthyroidism are only slightly hyper-, making it easy to give one of the most prescribed medications in America, synthroid, which…

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    Many men and women suffer from a systemic disease and some may not even realize it. Hyperthyroidism disease can be overlooked and should not be taken lightly. The thyroid is a gland at the base of the neck, kind of shaped like a butterfly. This gland can alter a persons life in many ways, therefore it is important to understand what is going on inside of the gland. The most effective way to prevent getting this disease is to know how the body works, keep up with all appointments, and follow…

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    Hyperthyroidism diagnosis can be completed by blood tests, by testing the level of TSH and thyroxine in the blood. Thus, an increase of thyroxine and a decrease of TSH show an overactive thyroid. A number of disorders of thyroid function have been found to be caused by mutations in the TSHR gene, which encodes the TSH receptor protein. Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder is the main cause of hyperthyroidism producing antibodies by the immune system arouse the thyroid to produce too much T4.…

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    Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are the two predominant types of diseases of the thyroid. Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid results from a deficiency of hormone production in triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) in the blood. Additionally, Hashimoto thyroiditis, radiation treatment, and surgery to remove the thyroid gland are several contributing factors that may cause hypothyroidism. The autoimmune disease, Hashimoto thyroiditis treats the thyroid tissue as a foreign antibody,…

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    Thyroid Imbalances Summary

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    Thyroid Imbalances I chose this article to summarize because I am very interested in thyroid imbalances as I was tested for Hypothyroidism. This article helped me in understanding more about why the thyroid hormones do in the body and the signs and symptoms of each condition. Hyperthyroidism is an overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system and metabolic rate. Hypothyroidism is an autoimmune disorder, which is caused from a decrease in metabolic rate and causes edema. While caring for a…

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    Symptoms of exophthalmos include: upper eyelids retracted and elevated, redness, and dry and irritated eyes. 17. Neurological effects of hyperthyroidism include: Nervousness, insomnia, delirium, fatigue, and fine tremors. 18. Cardiovascular effects of hyperthyroidism include: Systolic hypertension, bounding/rapid pulse, increased cardiac output, systolic murmurs, dysrhythmias, palpitations, atrial fibrillation, and angina. 19. Reproductive effects of hyperthyroidism include: Menstrual…

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    Thyroidism Research Paper

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    Have you heard of hyperthyroidism or know an individual who has hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is a condition when the thyroid gland is overactive and indicates an increased metabolic rate (Blesi, Kelley-Arney, & Wise, 2012). Thyroid gland is an organ that is positioned in the front of your neck and releases hormones that control our metabolism (energy), breathing, heart rate, nervous system, weight, body temperature, and many other functions in the body and is part of the body’s endocrine…

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    After using a search engine, I researched the differences between Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism. Although, many people might confuse the terms due to their similarities in their spellings. There are many differences between them but the main difference, in my opinion, is the change in the production of the gland activity, Underactive vs Overactive Thyroid glands respectively. Hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid gland. This means that the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough thyroid…

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    Graves’Dissease is an autoimmune disorder which affects the Thyroid gland. Normally, the immune system protects the body from infection by identifying and destroying bacteria, viruses, and other potentially harmful foreign substances…but in autoimmune diseases, the immune system attacks the body’s own cells and organs. Graves’Dissease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormone…

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    Introduction Hyperthyroidism is a relatively new disease that was first discovered around 1979 and since then has become the most common feline endocrine system disorder as well as a commonly diagnosed disease. Hyperthyroidism is a condition resulting from excess concentrations of active thyroid hormones circulating in the bloodstream. The two thyroid homes that are being overproduced are thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) which are used to help control the overall metabolism of the body.…

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