CAT HEALTH-Overactive Thyroid

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An overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism, is a condition where the thyroid gland produces excess thyroid hormone and becomes enlarged.  The condition is usually provoked by a benign tumor on either side of the thyroid gland.  Symptoms of this condition include:

  Increased appetite

  Increased thirst

  Weight loss

  Muscle mass loss

  Diarrhea

  Lethargy

  Frequent vomiting

  Irritability

  Ungroomed looking coat

 

Your vet will do a CBC blood panel and do a thyroid specific test if they suspect that they cat has a thyroid problem.  There are three treatments including:

  Anti-thyroid medication

  Surgery

  Radioiodine treatment

 

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