What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


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




type of hyperthyroidism is




an autoimmune condition




called Graves' disease. Other




varieties of hyperthyroidism




cause the growth of goiters.




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