The diagnosis of hyperthyroidism is not made based on symptoms alone. You will need blood tests, including Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) and thyroid hormone levels in the blood (T3 and T4). You will have low TSH and high T3 and T4 if you are hyperthyroid.


If you have a family history of thyroid disorders and have these symptoms, consult your physician.

References: 7. American Thyroid Association. Hyperthyroidism. Accessed from on August 2016. 8. Bahn RS et al. Hyperthyroidism and Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis: Management Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Endoc Prac. 2011.

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