Hyperthyroidism is characterized by an increased level of thyroid hormone. It is also known as overactive thyroid. Hyperthyroidism may be experienced as a rapid heartbeat, tremors, weight loss, heat intolerance, increased sweating, nervousness and/or agitation, excessive bowel movements, fatigue, and impaired concentration. Hypertension may be treated with medication, radioactive iodine, surgery, Traditional Chinese Medicine, nutritional therapy, herbal therapies, Homoeopathy, and acupuncture.
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