10 Symptoms of overactive thyroid gland

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10 Symptoms of the overactive thyroid gland

The thyroid gland is located in the neck region and secrete thyroxine, which regulates many of the body's vital processes. Sometimes the thyroid gland may develop a disease that causes the thyroxine to be excreted in high quantities and thus the emergence of many symptoms of the disease.


Symptoms of hyperthyroidism


1. Inflammation of the neck area due to an increase in the size of the thyroid gland in this region.
2. There is a jolt in the limbs, which are more visible and clear during rest periods.
3. Excessive sweating of the body and inability of the body to withstand high temperatures when exposed to it.
4. Increased heart rate & respiratory rate, which causes occasional bouts of shortness of breath.
5. Increasing appetite for food, offset by an undue drop in body weight, due to increased metabolic rates and body metabolism.
6. Feeling tired and exhausted continuously.
7. Increase intestinal motility, which leads to diarrhea and dyspepsia.
8. Complaint of insomnia and intermittent sleep.
9. Hair loss and nail bombing.
10. Periodical disorders.
Hyperthyroidism is treated by following the following tips and instructions.
• Drug therapy: includes some drugs and drugs aimed at discouraging the thyroid and urged to reduce the production of thyroxine to the normal level required, and the doses are determined under the supervision of a specialist medical.
• Surgical treatment: If the pharmacological option fails to achieve the desired therapeutic effect, or if any complications are found that may affect the health of the patient, a surgical option that involves the eradication of the thyroid gland is used, either wholly or partially.
• Measure the level of thyroxine in the body on a regular basis, as well as regular follow-up regularly with a specialist doctor.


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