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Tuesday Q and A: Several treatment options decrease symptoms of Graves’ disease

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Three months ago I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. I have decided to have a thyroidectomy and want to know what to expect after the procedure. Will all of my symptoms (Graves’ ophthalmopathy, heart palpitations, irritability) go away immediately after surgery? What are the side effects of [...]

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Numerous Treatment Options for Hyperthyroidism

Numerous Treatment Options for Hyperthyroidism May 4, 2012 Dear Mayo Clinic: My 19-year-old son has hyperthyroidism due to toxic thyroid nodules. He is very thin and has a high resting heart rate. He has been asked to go on methimazole (Tapazole) until he has a thyroidectomy but he is concerned [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph. D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid cancer increasing?  Are women at greater risk of thyroid [...]

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Thyroid Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Radio

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph.D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid [...]

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Hyperthyroidism

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Vahab Fatourechi describes hyperthyroidism. To listen, click the link below. Hyperthyroidism

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TUESDAY Q & A: Work with your doctor to weigh pros, cons of treatment options for hyperthyroidism

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have had hyperthyroidism for just over one year, and medication does not seem to keep it in check. I do not want to have my thyroid removed. But I’m nervous about radioactive iodine treatment, which is what was recommended. Is it safe? What are the risks? ANSWER: Radioactive [...]

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