Problem

Hyperthyroidism

Nature:
Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone controls the metabolic rate and too much can produce symptoms of nervousness, heart palpitations, heat intolerance and rapid heart beat. The most common type of hyperthyroidism is Graves disease.
Narrower Problems:
Hyperthyroid myopathy
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Glandular system
Date of last update
11.06.2001 – 00:00 CEST