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What are the symptoms of diffuse goiter?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Diffuse goiter can affect many functions regulated by your thyroid. These include metabolism, heart rate, energy levels, sleep patterns, and menstrual cycles in women. Because the thyroid is overactive due to diffuse goiter, these functions often speed up. Diffuse goiter can affect the eyes as well, causing them to appear as though they are bulging slightly out of their sockets.

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