Hi Guest                                                     

      
Full Body Health Checkup I
Price Rs. 2200.00
Discount Rs. 0.00
Payable Rs.2200.00
Book Now
 
Senior Citizen Checkup (Male & Female)
Price Rs. 2575.00
Discount Rs. 772.50
Payable Rs.1802.50
Book Now
 
Comprehensive Wellness (Basic)
Price Rs. 3650.00
Discount Rs. 1095.00
Payable Rs.2555.00
Book Now
 
Learn more about diseases
Total Views: 1,824
Hyperthyroidism
Posted on Mar 27, 2015
Hyperthyroidism is a health condition where the thyroid gland is overactive and produces large amount of the hormone thyroxine. The thyroid gland is situated at the front of the neck and releases hormones that control the body’s metabolism. When a patient is suffering from hyperthyroidism, his/her metabolism rate shoots up indefinitely causing irregular heartbeat, sudden weight loss, nervousness, sweating, sleeping issues and more.

Hyperthyroidism can create other health complications which often make it difficult for the doctor to diagnose.

Causes of Hyperthyroidism
The thyroid gland produces (T3) triiodothyronine and (T4) thyroxine hormones which control most of the body functions. If the gland makes too much of T3 and T4 hormones, it is definitely hyperthyroidism.

One of the common and prime causes of hyperthyroidism is the autoimmune disorder Graves’ disease. In this disease, the body produces an antibody called thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin (TSI) which causes the thyroid gland to release excessive amount of thyroid hormone. Graves’ disease usually runs in families and found more active on women.

Another reason for hyperthyroidism is a multinodular goiter. These are lumps in the thyroid gland that cause the thyroid to make too much thyroid hormone. Additionally, swelling of the thyroid gland- known as thyroiditis- resulting from an immune problem may also temporarily cause hyperthyroidism. Furthermore, too much iodine intake in the form of food or medication can also trigger the symptoms of hyperthyroidism.

Diagnosis of hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism is diagnosed by analyzing symptoms and based on them endocrinologists conduct physical exam and blood test to assess levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and thyroid hormones T3 and T4. He may perform an ultrasound to check the thyroid for inflammation.
Symptoms:
It can cause a range of signs and symptoms:
  • Even if your appetite and food intake remain the same, you may experience sudden weight loss 
  • Irregular heartbeat, mainly 100 beats per minute 
  • Muscular weakness or tiredness 
  • Anxiety or nervousness 
  • Changes in bowel movements 
  • Dry skin 
  • Irregular periods or missed periods 
  • Increased intoleration to heat 
  • Dizziness 
  • Goiter, which may appear as an inflammation at the bottom of the neck 
  • Problems with fertility 
  • Changes in vision
Treatments:
Various treatment options are available today if you have hyperthyroidism. Endocrinologists use anti-thyroid medications that prevent the thyroid gland from producing excess amounts of hormones. Another way to treat hyperthyroidism is to give patients radioactive iodine therapy, wherein they are asked to take radioactive iodine in the form of medication. The treatment is absolutely safe and it slows down the thyroid activity considerably. The medicine is usually taken on a daily basis.

For pregnant women who are unable to withstand anti-thyroid drugs and radioactive iodine therapy, the only option is surgical removal of the thyroid.

In some cases, endocrinologists also prescribe beta-blockers which block the effects of thyroid hormones.
Hyperthyroidism,Thyroid problem, hyperthyroidism, excess thyroid hormones, Endocrinologists, symptoms of hyperthyroidism, causes of hyperthyroidism, treatment of hyperthyroidism, hyperthyroidism causes, hyperthyroidism symptoms, hyperthyroidism treatment, diagnosis of hyperthyroidism, hyperthyroidism diagnosis, thyroid gland
Read latest diseases...
tetanus treatment, causes of tetanus infection,Tetanus, causes of Tetanus, types of Tetanus, symptoms of Tetanus, sign of Tetanus, diagnosis of Tetanus, treatment of Tetanus, prevention of Tetanus, hospital for Tetanus, best hospital for Tetanus, best doctor for Tetanus, treatment for Tetanus, clostridium tetani, C. tetani, lockjaw, disease, diseases, tetanus disease, bacteria, toxin, muscle contractions, jaw cramping, neck and jaw muscles, cuts, puncture, wound, tetanus shot, tetanus booster,Tetanus..Read More
nacrolepsy treatment, nacrolepsy causes, symptoms of nacrolepsy,Nacrolepsy, causes of Nacrolepsy, symptoms of Nacrolepsy, treatment of Nacrolepsy, diagnosis of Nacrolepsy, risk factor of Nacrolepsy, Nacrolepsy causes, Nacrolepsy symptoms, Nacrolepsy signs, Nacrolepsy treatment, Nacrolepsy diagnosis, best hospital for Nacrolepsy, best doctor for Nacrolepsy, Nacrolepsy treatment of india, best hospital of Nacrolepsy in indiaNacrolepsy..Read More
cardiac-valve-stenosis-india, cost of cardiac valve stenosis in india,cardiac valve stenosis, causes of cardiac valve stenosis, symptoms of cardiac valve stenosis, types of cardiac valve stenosis, treatment of cardiac valve stenosis, diagnosis of cardiac valve stenosis, cardiac valve stenosis causes, cardiac valve stenosis symptoms, cardiac valve stenosis types, cardiac valve stenosis treatment, cardiac valve stenosis diagnosis, best doctor for cardiac valve stenosis, best hospital for cardiac valve stenosis, cardiac valve stenosis treatment in india, treatment of cardiac valve stenosis in indiaCardiac Valve Stenosis..Read More
Pancreatitis-treatment, Pancreatitis treatment in india,Pancreatitis, causes of Pancreatitis, symptoms of Pancreatitis, diagnosis of Pancreatitis, treatment of Pancreatitis, Pancreatitis and alcohol consumption, Pancreatitis causes, Pancreatitis symptoms, Pancreatitis diagnosis, Pancreatitis treatment, Pancreatitis lab tests, lab tests for Pancreatitis, Inflammation of pancreas, Abdominal pain, gastroenterologist, pancreatitis, best gastroenterologist for pancreatitis, best doctor for pancreatitisPancreatitis..Read More
skin cancer treatment in india, causes of skin cancer,Skin Cancer, Melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, BCC, squamous cell carcinoma, SCC, Actinic keratosis, AK, precancerous, common types, what is skin cancer, intraocular melanoma, Merkel Cell Cancer, Actinic Keratosis, causes of Skin Cancer, treatment of Skin Cancer, symptoms of Skin Cancer, risk factor of Skin Cancer, complication of Skin Cancer, diagnosis of skin cancer, best dermatologist for skin cancer in delhi, dest doctor for skin cancer in delhi, skin cancer treatment in delhiSkin Cancer..Read More
dilated-cardiomyopathy causes, treatment of dilated-cardiomyopathy,Cardiomyopathy, causes of cardiomyopathy, symptoms of cardiomyopathy, cardiomyopathy types, treatment of cardiomyopathy, risk factor of cardiomyopathy, complication in cardiomyopathy, prevention of cardiomyopathy, diagnosis of cardiomyopathy, cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Restrictive cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, Hypertrophic, enlarged heart, cardiomyopathies, types of cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, ischemic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy,Cardiomyopathy..Read More
Search Doctors by Speciality
Best Pediatrician in Delhi
Best Dentist in Delhi
Best Psychiatrist in Delhi
Best Neurologist in Delhi
Best Oncologist in Delhi
Best Acupuncturist in Delhi
Best Chest & Allergy in Delhi
Best Diabetologist in Delhi
Best Physiotherapist in Delhi
Best Gynecologist in Delhi
Best Cardiologist in Delhi
Best Pulmonologist in Delhi
Best Dermatologist in Delhi
Best Dietician in Delhi
Best Endocrinologist in Delhi
Best Nephrologist in Delhi
Best Orthopaedic in Delhi
Best Psychologist in Delhi
Best Homeopathy in Delhi
Best Urologist in Delhi
Best Ayurvedic in Delhi
Best Nutritionist in Delhi
Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in Delhi
Best Plastic-Cosmetic Surgeon in Delhi
Best General Physician in Delhi
Best General Surgeon in Delhi
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Delhi
Best Gastroenterologist in Delhi
Best Laparoscopic Surgeon in Delhi
Best Ophthalmologist in Delhi
Best General Practitioner in Delhi
Best Dermatologist in Mumbai
Best Dentist in Mumbai
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Bangalore
Best Gastroenterologist in Bangalore
Best Gynecologist in Noida
Best General Physician in Noida
Best Pediatrician in Noida
Best Plastic Cosmetic Surgeon in Noida
Best Dermatologist in Pune
Best Gynecologist in Navi Mumbai
Best Pediatrician in Bangalore
Best Ophthalmologist in Bangalore
Best Dentist in Gurgaon
Best General Physician in Gurgaon
Best General Practitioner in Gurgaon
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Gurgaon
Best Gynecologist in Mumbai
Best Gynecologist in Thane
Best Dermatologist in Bangalore
Best Pediatrician in Mumbai
Best Physiotherapist in Faridabad
Best Orthopaedic in Faridabad
Best Dentist in Faridabad
Best Ophthalmologist in Faridabad
Best Gynecologist in Pune
Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in Mumbai
Best General Practitioner in Bangalore
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Mumbai
Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in Faridabad
Book Diagnostics Tests Delhi/NCR
Book Health Packages Delhi/NCR
Company
About Us
Press Releases
Terms of Use
Disclaimer
Privacy Policy
Sitemap
Home
Our Services
DocPractice™ Premium
Health Card
Hospital SignUp
Book Diagnostics Tests Delhi/NCR
Book Health Packages Delhi/NCR
Hospital listing
Diagnostic center
Corporates
Support
Contact us
Ecommerce Flow / Incorporated
Read Articles
Learn About Diseases
Learn About Diagnostic Tests
Learn About Generic Drugs
Tutorials
Videos
Social media
Follow us
Lazoi on Facebook Lazoi on Twitter Lazoi on Google Plus Lazoi on BlogSpot
Make online secure payment using


MasterCard  VISA  NetBanking 
Copyright © 2017 Lazoi Lifecare™ Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved. Website Version 4.1.1