The Connection Between Hyperthyroidism and Anemia

There exists a close relation between hyperthyroidism and anemia and this fact has been proved beyond doubt in various research papers and also from the various complaints that patients come with. There are many reasons for this well established relation between hyperthyroidism and anemia and it could be due to a host of reasons. First and foremost, it is a known fact that one of the most common manifestations of hyperthyroidism is increased metabolism levels as the oxygen absorption by the cells becomes very alarmingly high. When this happens, the nutrition absorption levels of the cells... Read More

The Differences Between Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

Though many of us may have comes across the terms hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, it is quite possible that we may not be aware of the exact difference between the two. Put in simple words, hyperthyroidism is a situation where the thyroid glands secrete excess hormones than what is actually required by the body. On the other hand, hypothyroidism is a situation where the hormone secretion is lesser than what is actually needed by the body. It is important to understand the difference between hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism because each one comes with its own share of problems and... Read More

More About Hyperthyroidism and Osteoporosis

Thyroid gland is one of the important functional glands in the human body. It is located below the ‘Adam’s apple’ in the neck and normally works to maintain metabolism of the body with the help of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), which are iodine-containing hormones. Hyperthyroidism, also known as thyrotoxicosis, is a clinical condition characterized by an increased production of these thyroid hormones (T3 and T4). Grave’s disease (goiter), thyroid nodule formation and inflammation of the gland (thyroiditis) are the main common causes of hyperthyroidism. Recently, deficiency... Read More

The Relationship Between Hyperthyroidism and Hypertension

It is a known fact that millions of people in the world we live in suffer from various degrees of hypertension. There could be quite a few reasons for this phenomenon. It could be either because of lifestyle and our food habits. More often than not, it has been found that our eating habits and our sedentary lifestyle are the main causes of hypertension and other related cardiac problems. However, in a number of people there could be some underlying factors which could be the cause of hypertension. For example, it has been found that there is a very close links between hyperthyroidism and... Read More

Information About Hyperthyroidism and Cancer

Though there is very little evidence to point to hyperthyroidism cancer especially those who suffer from problems related to the thyroid gland, it is always better to exercise caution and be on the lookout for those early warning signals. Before we can understand more about hyperthyroidism cancer, it is very important for us to under hyperthyroidism better. Put in simple words, hyperthyroidism is a condition where, due to a number of known and unknown reasons, the functioning of the thyroid gland goes awry. Once this happens, the thyroid gland starts secreting hormones in excess. There are a... Read More

Hyperthyroidism and Fatigue

Hyperthyroidism is a dreadful disorder that is directly related to the thyroid gland in the human body. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing thyroid hormones, such as thyroxin and triiodothyronine, in the body. Hyperthyroidism causes the thyroid gland to get expanded and release too many thyroid hormones. The metabolism system in the body is greatly dependent on the thyroid hormones. Excessive formation of thyroid hormones can affect the normal functioning of the body. The most common effect of hyperthyroidism is high metabolism. This can also be one of the many symptoms of... Read More