Disorders of the thyroid, a small gland of a butterfly shape located in the front of the neck can cause serious consequences without a proper thyroid treatment HK. The most common disorders are hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, is a disorder of the thyroid gland that occurs when the gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones to meet the needs of the body. Without a thyroid treatment HK, patients with hypothyroidism can cause goitre – an enlargement of the gland, heart problems that can lead to a higher risk of heart diseases, infertility, peripheral neuropathy, and birth defects, among others. Symptoms usually include fatigue, sudden weight gain, muscle and joint pain, sensitivity to cold, slowed heart rate, irregular or heavy menstrual period and depression. In case a patient experiences these symptoms, it is highly recommended to consult specialists immediately. In Hong Kong, a reputable medical centre called Esteem Surgical Clinic provides an advanced thyroid treatment that includes preventative measures, therapy and recovery procedures.
Hyperthyroidism appears when the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroid hormone. Another name for this disorder is known by is an overactive thyroid. Hyperthyroidism speeds up the metabolism of the body and causes weight loss, irregular or rapid heartbeat, and hand tremors, among other symptoms. Patients that notice some of these signs need to consult the Esteem Surgical Clinic and receive adequate thyroid treatment HK. Specialists will run several tests to determine the exact cause; recommend and apply proper therapy that will remove the risks of further development and progression of the disorder.