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THYROID DISEASES

Thyroid Treatment

Thyroid Disease

  • It is a medical condition that affects the function of my thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located at the front of the neck, Produce thyroid hormones.
  • Types
    There are five types each with their own symptoms
  • Hypothyroidism
    Low function caused by not having enough free thyroid hormones.
  • Hyperthyroidism
    High function caused by having too much free thyroid hormones.
    Common causes are a combination of excessive body weight and insufficient exercise.
  • Goitre
    Enlargement of any thyroid gland. Structural abnormalities.
  • Tumours
    Which can be benign or cancerous.
  • Subclinical hyperthyroidism/ hypo thyroidism
    Abnormal thyroid function without any clinical symptoms.
  • Symptoms
    Hypothyroidism
    • Fatigue
    • Weight gain
    • Inability to tolerate the cold
    • Slow heart rate
    • Dry skin
    • Constipation.
    Hyperthyroidism
    • Irritation
    • Anxiety
    • Weight loss
    • Fast heart beat
    • Inability to tolerant heat
    • Diarrhoea
    • Enlarge a gland
  • Test
    • TSH
    • FREE thyroxin- t4
    • Total & free tri iodothyronine t3