It is also known as thyrotoxicosis. This is a condition of excess thyroid hormone .Because of the many functions of thyroid hormone in the body, hyperthyroidism can have a variety of signs and symptoms.

Heat intolerance



Weight loss

Sleeping problems

Increase in blood sugar levels

sudden paralysis

problems in fertility


warm thin skin

loose stool.

When there is presence of goiter, then this condition is called Graves disease.

Thyrotoxicosis can be controlled by drugs and partial resection of the thyroid gland.

Thyroid storm is a condition in persons with hyperthyroidism that can occur during the removal of the thyroid gland .Signs include high fever,irritability,delirium,vomiting,diarrhoea and hypotension.