Hyperthyroidism, whooping cough, chickenpox, measles, and Hib disease (a bacterial infection) may cause mental retardation if they are not treated adequately.
Newborn screening and immediate treatment for PKU and hyperthyroidism can usually catch these disorders early enough to prevent retardation.
A decreased level may be found in liver dysfunction, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), malabsorption, malnutrition, or advanced cancer, among other conditions.
An elevated body temperature (basal body temperature) above 98.6°F (37°C) may be an indication of a heightened metabolic rate (basal metabolic rate) and hyperthyroidism.
What we are seeing here is diffuse alopecia due to transient hypothyroidism in a person technically suffering from hyperthyroidism.
beta-adrenergic blockade for the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
feline hyperthyroidism, and canine lymphoma.
Specialist advice should be sought for treating hyperthyroidism in pregnancy.
hyperthyroidism caused by Graves' disease.
This cat also has hyperthyroidism for which she is now on medication.
Once diagnosed, hyperthyroidism can usually be treated successfully.
About 2 in 100 women, and 2 in 1000 men, develop hyperthyroidism at some stage of their life.
There is no consensus on the management of subclinical hyperthyroidism.
Her research interests to date include cobalamin levels in health and disease, feline hyperthyroidism, and canine lymphoma.
Conversely, in patients receiving replacement therapy with thyroxine mild hyperthyroidism may occur.
Untreated hyperthyroidism means women are unlikely to become pregnant.
slow down.) What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?
Hyperthyroidism may recur in patients previously treated for Graves ' disease.
This causes many of the body 's functions to slow down.) What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?
Natal teeth, as these newborn teeth are referred to, may be an indication of hyperthyroidism.
He was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism about six months ago.
A sudden, drastic weight loss can be a symptom of a serious illness such as cancer or hyperthyroidism, to name a couple.
Conditions such as hyperthyroidism and PKU are treatable.
Medical conditions that can cause secondary hyperhidrosis include hyperthyroidism, menopause, obesity, psychiatric disorders, and diabetes.
This condition is known as goiter or hyperthyroidism.
Radiation. Radioactive iodine used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) or radiation treatments for head or neck cancers can destroy the thyroid gland.
Hyperthyroidism is the overproduction of thyroid hormones by an overactive thyroid.
The term hyperthyroidism covers any disease which results in overabundance of thyroid hormone.
When production of the thyroid hormones increases despite the level of TSH being produced, hyperthyroidism occurs.
Only about 5 percent of all individuals with hyperthyroidism are younger than 15 years of age.
About five times as many girls as boys develop hyperthyroidism.
Almost all cases of pediatric hyperthyroidism are the form called Graves' disease.
There is a form of hyperthyroidism called neonatal Graves' disease, which occurs in infants born of mothers with Graves' disease.
Hyperthyroidism is often associated with the body's production of autoantibodies in the blood which causes the thyroid to grow and secrete excess thyroid hormone.
This condition, as well as other forms of hyperthyroidism, may be inherited.
Other symptoms or family history may be clues to a diagnosis of hyperthyroidism.
Some patients may undergo surgery to treat hyperthyroidism.
Hyperthyroidism is generally treatable and carries a good prognosis.
Luckily, this form of fulminant hyperthyroidism is rare in children and adolescents.
As of 2004 there are no known prevention methods for hyperthyroidism; its causes are either inherited or not completely understood.
Parents should be aware that hyperthyroidism is very rare in young children.
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Prolonged lithium use also may cause hyperthyroidism.
Vitamin B12 supplementation may exacerbate or contribute to hyperthyroidism.
For example, cardiomyopathy is very often present in cases of undiagnosed feline hyperthyroidism in which the excess thyroid hormones cause the heart to work overtime, thus wreaking havoc on its function over a period of time.
Although hypothyroidism usually develops gradually, when the disease results from surgery or other treatment for hyperthyroidism, symptoms may appear suddenly and include severe muscle cramps in the arms, legs, neck, shoulders, and back.
Other names for hyperthyroidism, or specific diseases within the category, include Graves' disease, diffuse toxic goiter, Basedow's disease, Parry's disease, and thyrotoxicosis.
Individuals with glaucoma, history of heart attack, arteriosclerosis, hyperthyroidism and high blood pressure should not take this diet drug.
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