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    Hyperactive Thyroid Hyperthyroidism

    Your doctor can help you identify the best option based on your age, health, symptoms and other factors. Hypothyroidism, or an inactive thyroid gland, can actually be caused by hyperthyroidism treatments, because the whole goal is to reduce thyroid activity. Conversely, hyperthyroidism can be caused by taking too many thyroid hormone replacement drugs to treat an inactive thyroid. Physical symptoms such as hair loss, thyroid eye disorders, weight gain or loss can affect the way you feel. However, hypothyroidism can be fully controlled in almost all patients. It is treated by replacing the amount of hormone that your own thyroid can no longer produce, so that your T4 and TSH…