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Hyperthyroidism – the excess of thyroid hormone

The thyroid gland sits on the front of the throat and produces hormones that affect almost all of the body’s functions and control the metabolism. If the thyroid gland produces too much hormones, you get hyperthyroidism. Then the metabolism increases and the body goes high. The disease can be treated with drugs, radioactive iodine or with surgery.

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