When the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroid hormone, usually due to a miscommunication between the brain messengers and the thyroid, this is considered ‘hypothyroidism’. Majority of hyperthyroid cases are autoimmune in nature, i.e. Grave’s Disease, and involves antibodies.
This guide will help you gain an understanding of hyperthyroidism. Because the thyroid is responsible for regulating many of the body’s processes, symptoms of increased thyroid function can be varied and impact many body organs and systems.