NCLEX Review: Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is the overproduction of the thyroid, but what does that mean? As you prepare for the NCLEX exam, this video will help you understand the effects an overactive thyroid has on the body. Excessive amounts of thyroid hormones can lead to various symptoms, such as: anxiety, tremors, sweating, insomnia, osteoporosis and more. If left untreated, the symptoms can progress and eventually lead to heart failure. Join us as we explore hyperthyroidism and delve deeper into this condition to cover thyroid storms, its symptoms and how to treat it in preparation for the NCLEX test.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: October 28, 2019