Hyperthyroidism

Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Not Associated with Overall or Cardiovascular Mortality

Falls Church, Virginia. Sep. 20, 2012—Subclinical hyperthyroidism is not associated with overall or cardiovascular mortality, according to new data presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) in Québec City, Québec, Canada. “Hyperthyroidism is associated with a number of health concerns, chief among them being cardiovascular disease. Though subclinical hyperthyroidism mimics …

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Hipertiroidismo

¿Qué es el hipertiroidismo? El término hipertiroidismo se refiere a cualquier condición en la cual existe demasiada hormona tiroidea en el organismo. En otras palabras, la glándula tiroides está hiper-activa. Síntomas ¿Cuáles son los síntomas del hipertiroidismo? La hormona tiroidea generalmente controla el ritmo de todos los procesos en el cuerpo. Este ritmo se conoce …

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FAQ: Hyperthyroidism

Frequently Asked Questions What is the thyroid gland? The thyroid gland located in the neck produces thyroid hormones which help the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, heart, muscles, and other organs working normally. What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism refers to any condition in which the body has too much …

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Hyperthyroidism

What is Hyperthyroidism? The term hyperthyroidism refers to any condition in which there is too much thyroid hormone produced in the body. In other words, the thyroid gland is overactive. Another term that you might hear for this problem is thyrotoxicosis, which refers to high thyroid hormone levels in the blood stream, irrespective of their …

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World Thyroid Day (WTD) is May 25th – 4 international sister societies sign on to announcement

May 25th is being celebrated by the European Thyroid Association (www.eurothyroid.com), the American Thyroid Association (www.thyroid.org), the Asia-Oceania Thyroid Association (www.aothyroid.org) and the Latin American Thyroid Society (www.lats.org) as World Thyroid Day (WTD), a day dedicated to all thyroid patients, to those who provide care and education to them and to the investigators whose discoveries …

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ATA president on the importance of WTD

The American Thyroid Association, in cooperation with sister international thyroid societies, the European Thyroid Association (www.eurothyroid.org), the Asia & Oceania Thyroid Association (www.aothyroid.org), and the Latin American Thyroid Society (www.lats.org), recognizes the 5th Annual World Thyroid Day, May 25, 2012. Established in 2008, World Thyroid Day highlights five major goals to: Click here to download …

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