Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a situation where in the person faces disorders related to an excessive secretion of thyroid hormones. Thyroid is the small butterfly shaped organ below the Adams’ apple located in the neck of a human body. The role of a thyroid gland is to secrete hormones after being produced by the pituitary glands.

The hormones namely T3 and T4 are extremely important in the smooth functioning of the thyroid gland. Both the hormones have a positive effect on the body and are required in adequate quantities to balance off growth, development and manage other consequences in the body. There are numerous reasons for an overactive thyroid gland. Sometimes an autoimmune disease restricts the role of a thyroid gland.

In such a situation the gland produces hormones but the immune systems attacks its own cells. Once this takes place it results in goiter and inflammation of thyroid glands. Sometimes nodules in the neck will force the gland to secrete hormones in a large quantity. Innumerable nodules might further result in hyperthyroidism.

Some of the symptoms of a hyperactive thyroid include palpitations, Insomnia, Difficulty in breathing, increased bowel movements, weight loss, irregular menstrual problems, heat intolerance, nervousness, irritability, excessive sweating and fatigue. Some of the most common symptoms include hair loss, muscle weakness, moist skin, trembling hands, heart beats, weight loss, and lump in the neck or goiter.

This kind of disorder is an institutional disorder and requires an in-depth experience in its efficient management. Doctors often request the relatives and family members of such patients to take care of theme efficiently.

Most of the medications advised by doctors involve physical, emotional and mental exercises along with tablets that help to keep the patient calm and relaxed. Most often patients turn to homeopathy as treatments required in cases of thyroid is on a long-term basis. It also works wonders for people who are in the early stages of thyroids and cannot exert too much.

Sometimes a hyperactive thyroid might also result in organ failure. You can always talk to your doctor and choose a treatment procedure that well fits in with your mood. Sometimes, people prefer an early recovery or cure which becomes slightly difficult in case of hyperthyroidism.