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.
Factitious Hyperthyroidism
Henry Ford Health System presents the risks, signs and prognosis of this disorder, which results from taking large amounts of thyroid hormone.
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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