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Hyperthyroidism Topic Guide

Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism:

Hyperthyroidism refers to a condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. Causes of hyperthyroidism include:

Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include

Treatment for hyperthyroidism depends on the cause and can include medications or surgery.

Hyperthyroidism Topic Guide - Visuals

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Hyperthyroidism Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

propylthiouracil Propylthiouracil

Propylthiouracil is used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), Graves' disease, or toxic goiter (enlarged thyroid). This medicine is sometimes give...learn more »

atenolol Atenolol

Atenolol is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »