Definitions for "hyperthyroidism"
An abnormality of the thyroid gland characterized by the pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones; -- also, the resulting condition characterized by increased metabolism, weight loss, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, an enlarged thyroid gland and sometimes exophthalmos. It leads to, and may be confirmed by, high plasma levels of triiodothyronine or thyroxin.
Too much thyroid hormone production.
Hyperthyroidism is a condition caused by an over-active thyroid gland which secretes greater-than-normal amounts of thyroid hormones. Symptoms include nervousness, constant hunger, weight loss and tremors. Scientists do not believe hyperthyroidism is caused by radiation exposure.
Recommendation Test for DHEA"Some doctors report finding that a high percentage of patients with autoimmune disorders, such as Graves' disease, are also deficient in DHEA, and should be tested..."
Recommendation Dairy Products Avoidance"One doctor reports that taking calcium without magnesium is one of the worst things you can do if you have hyperthyroidism because this increases any magnesium deficiency and increases the heart rate and likelihood of arrhythmia..."
Recommendation Hydrochloric Acid (Trial)"Some doctors report that 50% of patients with autoimmune disease are also hypochlorhydric..."
A disease in which the victim often becomes nervous and sweaty, and has a racing heart. In serious cases, it can lead to death.