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Samhita
April 29, 2013

What is the difference between two types of thyroid conditions?

What is the basic difference between two main types of thyroid conditions?

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  • Shipra  / May 29, 2015
    Answered by Shipra

    Two types of thyroid disease include hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. In hyperthyroidism, the patient’s thyroid gland produces way too much of the thyroid hormones triiodothyronine and thyroxine while in hypothyroidism the patient’s thyroid gland does ...  more

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  • Rakesh  / July 8, 2013
    Answered by Rakesh

    The diseases of the thyroid gland can result in either production of too much or too little thyroid hormone. The condition of an overactive thyroid disease is referred to as hyperthyroidism while underactive thyroid disease is called hypothyroidism.

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