Hyper Thyroidism

It is a condition where TSH levels are low and T3,T4 levels are high.


  1. Anxiety
  2. Irritability
  3. Sweating
  4. Palpitations
  5. Brittle hair
  6. Heat intolerance
  7. Weight loss



  1. Tremors
  2. Warm extremities
  3. Tachycardia
  4. Proptosis
  5. Goiter
  6. Atrial fibrillation

Hyper thyroidism in pregnancy and its effects on foetus:-

  1. IUGR
  2. Foetal tachycardia
  3. Goiter formation in foetus


Drugs like propylthiouracil at a dose of 50-150 mg , methimazole at a dose of 5-30 mg/day are used to treat hyperthyroidism. Beta blockers are also used to treat syptoms of hyperthyroidism.

Diet to be followed in hyperthyroidism:-

Avoid sea food , sea weed , milk and dairy products,egg yolk, soya,avoid poultry and high amount of grains.