When the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, hyperthyroidism is the result. The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is Graves' Disease. Other causes include thyroiditis, multinodular goiter or a tumor in the pituitary gland, although this last is quite rare.

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Diagnose-Me: Condition: Hyperthyroidism
Describes risk factors and diet suggestions. Also includes a glossary.
eMedicine Health: Thyroid Storm
Provides an overview, symptoms, and treatment for this medical condition, which is associated with very high levels of thyroid hormones.
Endocrine Web: Hyperthyroidism
This introduction features common symptoms, signs, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Health World: Hyperthyroidism
Brief article by David L. Hoffmann B.Sc. which includes natural remedies that may help to reduce symptoms.
HealthCentral: Hyperthyroidism
Find out about tests and treatment, including tips on self-care and diet.
MedicineNet: Hyperthyroidism
Articles discuss excess hormones, causes, regulation, medication and include doctor's responses.
The Merck Manual: Hyperthyroidism
An in-depth summary of causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Molly b.'s Thyroid Pages
Personal experience with multinodular goiter, thyroid cyst, symptoms and treatment. Includes an FAQ and a poll.
NHS Choices: Overactive Thyroid
Provides information on this condition. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications.

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