What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Hyperthyroidism*

Hyperthyroidism is a reac-

Signs and symptoms of hyperthy-

Massage may be appropriate for

 

tion to the secretion of too

roidism include nervousness, in-

hyperthyroidism, depending on

 

much thyroid hormone,

creased sweating, heat intoler-

the underlying causes. Always

 

which regulates metabo-

ance, and palpitations.

work under a doctors super-

 

lism. The most common

 

vision.

 

type of hyperthyroidism is

 

 

 

an autoimmune condition

 

 

 

called Graves' disease. Other

 

 

 

varieties of hyperthyroidism

 

 

 

cause the growth of goiters.

 

 

 

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