The patient indicates an acceleration


an increase in hair growth. Greatly losing hair that are worn out and lomive. Nails have deterioration, lomivé and grooved. This can happen even the loss of eyebrows on outer side of the cheeks.On the face you can sometimes see hot rudnutí. The language of the patient is smooth and bright red. If the cause of the disease Basedowova disease, as a rule, is exoftalmus (vystoupnutí the eye from the orbit), which can be so pronounced that the patient is not in a state of sleep, dovřít ever. Exoftalmus should zmnozen tissue in the eye bulby. The patient often describes feeling as if his eye wrap, sand. Sometimes it happens even, double vision and increased sensitivity to light. There is renewed luster eyes, decreased frequency of blinking and lacrimation.

On the peripheral parts of the body

usually significant swelling (edémy).Common symptom is muscle adynamie or muscle weakness that the patient may cause significant difficulties with walking the stairs or get up from the squats. Appears mostly on the muscles of the buttocks and thighs. Hands are and well be felt a soft vibration.The patient has palpitations and often complain of an unpleasant and strong heart beats, is called a shiver. General disorders of heart rhythm (paroxysmální tachycardia, atrial fibrillation). Blood pressure high and fluctuates between the upper and lower large value.In women there may be menstrual irregularities, as less frequent menstruation (oligomenorea) or the disappearance of menstrual periods (amenorrhea). During pregnancy are more prone to abortion, and therefore, while it is the right treatment necessary.

Risk factors of hyperthyroidism

The risk of hypothyroidism is higher in people who have a family or personal history of thyroid disease.At risk are considered to be women over the age of fifty years. People who have strumu (enlarged thyroid gland), hyperthyroidism is much more common.One cannot underestimate the presence of autoimmune diseases, such as diabetes and celiac disease.

Treatment of thyrotoxicosis

The right treatment depends on the cause that the disease causes. In the event that the hyperthyroidism is the result of inflammation, they only need to treat the symptoms of the disease because increased function is only temporary, and after zaléčení will return to normal.An important role is played here quiet therapy, the patient avoids increased mental and physical. Not recommended alcohol, black coffee, baths and sunbathing.If the cause of the disease Basedowova disease, drug therapy should.Treatment begins with high doses tyreostatickych the drugs gradually reduced, depending on the patient’s condition and laboratory studies. If necessary, first, they also add drugs called betablokatory. For the normalization of thyroid function can be expected after 2-3 months. Treatment, however, it is necessary to observe at least 12-18 months.If you are unable to cope with the disease only with medication, you need to approach chirurgickému decisions s the removal of the thyroid gland (thyroid gland). After this performance is enough thyroid hormone and should celoživotně to replace.This surgery should also be considered in individuals with diabetes as well. type or other autoimmune disorders in patients with excessive strumou, women planning pregnancy, or in humans, where we expect more prolonged, excessive stress. After the surgery can be prescribed by a doctor Spa treatment.

Sometimes therapy is radioactive iodine. Radioactive iodine of the thyroid gland, resulting in its external radiation. This therapy is quite safe alternative to surgery, but it is not suitable for pregnant women. For proper diagnosis and treatment of the patient must be properly investigated. The doctor will be concerned if the patient or his relatives, not related to whether a violation of the thyroid gland. Further, it is important to know if the patient is suffering from autoimmune diseases (diabetes, celiac disease) or if he in the past did not underwent radiation therapy of the neck or upper chest.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *