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If lactose reduced the hormone's effective concentration in the old formulation, many patients likely received less hormone than assumed; a new, more stable, formulation may have generated a small wave of hyperthyroidism.
Bulging or protruding eyes (proptosis or exophthalmos) can be a sign of Graves disease, a disorder causing overactivity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism).
A less common cause of eye twitching is hyperthyroidism, which Piper herself has.
In a Swiss study of 70,298 men and women followed for a decade, among the 2,219 who had subclinical hyperthyroidism, the risk of fractures – especially hip fractures – was significantly elevated.
Akrawi also has refused to take medications for hypertension and hyperthyroidism, Branch wrote.
Her conditions are now under control, and her hyperthyroidism and glaucoma are managed.
In the summer of 1979, Peterson presented the first five cases of feline hyperthyroidism to a standing-room-only crowd at a veterinary conference in Seattle.
Diabetes, Cushing disease, hyperthyroidism (rare in dogs) and certain pancreatic disorders are all potentially responsible for impressive appetites.
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First Known Use: circa 1900See Words from the same year
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