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Thyrotoxicosis And Hyperthyroidism

Many thyroid patients—and even doctors—confuse two distinct terms: hyperthyroidism, which means “overactive thyroid gland,” and thyrotoxicosis, which means “too much thyroid hormone.” Hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis are cousins that often pass as twins. The overactive thyroid gland of hyperthyroidism classically causes too much thyroid hormone to be produced in your body. All the hyperthyroid symptoms you …

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Who Are Suffering From Thyroid Problem – A Brief History

According to a recent survey by the University of Colorado, “Investigators have found the prevalence of mild thyroid failure to be approximately 10% in the general population and up to 20% in older women.” Doctors on the thyroid service at the Harvard Medical School agree that the incidence of the disorder is one woman out …

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