overactivity of the thyroid gland, resulting in a rapid heartbeat and an increased rate of metabolism.


  • Sudden weight loss, even when your appetite and the amount and type of food you eat remain the same or even increase
  • Rapid heartbeat (tachycardia) — commonly more than 100 beats a minute — irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) or pounding of your heart (palpitations)
  • Increased appetite
  • Nervousness, anxiety and irritability
  • Tremor — usually a fine trembling in your hands and fingers
  • Sweating
  • Changes in menstrual patterns
  • Increased sensitivity to heat
  • Changes in bowel patterns, especially more frequent bowel movements
  • An enlarged thyroid gland (goiter), which may appear as a swelling at the base of your neck
  • Fatigue, muscle weakness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Skin thinning
  • Fine, brittle hair


  • Graves’ disease
  • Toxic thyroid adenoma
  • Toxic multinodular goitre
  • Inflammation of the thyroid is called thyroiditis.
  • Oral consumption of excess thyroid hormone tablets is possible (surreptitious use of thyroid hormone)
  • Amiodarone, an anti-arrhythmic drug, is structurally similar to thyroxine and may cause either under or overactivity of the thyroid.
  • Postpartum thyroiditis
  • A struma ovarii is a rare form of monodermal teratoma that contains mostly thyroid tissue, which leads to hyperthyroidism.
  • Excess iodine consumption notably from algae such as Kelp.
Home Remedies
  1. Regular consumption of water reed and lotus stem is additionally helpful for Hyperthyroidism functioning.
  2. For patients afflicted with Hyperthyroidism disease, it’s imperative that at the side of medical counseling they embody in their diet decent helpings of egg yolks, yeast and organs on account of their heightened copper content
  3. Kamdudha Ras, Praval-Panchamrut, Praval-Bhasma, Chandrakala-Ras and Sutshekhar-Ras are administered to alleviate excessive sweating and warmth intolerance.
  4. Kutaj-Parpati and Panchamrut-Parpati are wont to ease enhanced intestine movements caused by thyrotoxicosis.
  5. Fatigue will be cured with Makardhwaj, Suvarna-Malini-Vasant, Kharjur-Manth and Drakshasav.
  6. Yograj-Guggulu and Boladi-Vati are wont to normalise irregular discharge cycles and their flow.
  7. Nervousness, tremor and agitation are corrected with the assistance of usinh Brahmi, Jatamansi, Shankhpushpi, Sarpagandha, Saraswatarishta and Dashmoolarishta.
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