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What increases the chances of developing hyperthyroidism?

Women are more likely to develop hyperthyroidism. Pregnancy can trigger the condition in some women. Taking in excessive iodine (via medications, food or medical tests) can also cause some forms of hyperthyroidism.

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Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Hypothyroidism


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