- Q Can hyperthyroidism be prevented?
Currently, there are no known measures to prevent hyperthyroidism. However, the disorder is treatable. In fact, some causes for this condition may be cured with treatment (for example, when caused by the ingestion of too much iodine, it can be "cured" by... Full Answer
- Q How does hyperthyroidism affect the body?
Hyperthyroidism creates excess thyroid hormone. Since the thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate the body's metabolism, not surprisingly, the disease increases the body's normal metabolic functions. This leads to weight loss, increased appetite, a... Full Answer