General information on Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism or Thyroid Deficiency, an excessive secretion of the thyroid hormones, generally occurs after surgery on the thyroid. Middle aged and old cats are more prone to the disease.
Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism
Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism may include weight loss, increased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and increased fecal volume.
Treatments for Hyperthyroidism
Your vet may begin a treatment of radioiodine therapy, antithyroid drugs or surgical thyroidectomy
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Hyperthyroidism experience by - eric
oak lawn Il
Our 12yr old cat(rusty) male neutered started to lose weight 18 lbs to 12 lbs within about 3-4 months we took out cat to a vet and the diagnosis was hyperthyriodism..The vet did a through physical exam of rusty,xrays, blood test, feces, urine and all came back negative for any other filine virus.The only positive results were for the hyperthyriodism..The vet prescribed the three(3) probable solutions, surgery, radition, pills, and or a new therapy special food..
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