Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet called Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid).

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British Thyroid Foundation.

A patient-led organisation dedicated to helping those with thyroid disorders.

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British Thyroid Association

An association for professionals specialising in thyroid disease. However, has a patient information section to approved websites that provide information and support.

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A site primarily aimed at health professionals but is also widely used by patients who want to understand more about the management of their conditions. Detailed information about many endocrine (hormone) conditions including thyroid conditions.

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Thyroid, overactive

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)

Information from BUPA.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7517 (v6)
Last Checked:
25 August 2011

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