1. Weight loss:
People with hyperthyroidism may lose weight even if they are eating the same amount of food as before. This is because the thyroid hormone speeds up the body's metabolism, causing people to burn more calories.
2. Increased heart rate:
The thyroid hormone also speeds up the heart rate, causing people to feel their pulse more prominently.
3. Difficulty sleeping:
Hyperthyroidism can cause people to have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
4. Anxiety or irritability:
Many people with hyperthyroidism experience feelings of anxiety or irritability.
People with hyperthyroidism may sweat more than usual, especially on their forehead and palms of their hands.
6. Tremor (shakiness):
Some people with hyperthyroidism have a noticeable tremor in their hands or arms.
7. Muscle weakness:
Hyperthyroidism can cause muscles to weaken, making it difficult to do activities that require strength, such as carrying groceries or climbing stairs.
8. Increased appetite:
Although many people with hyperthyroidism lose weight, others may find that they have an increased appetite and start to gain weight.
9. Difficulty concentrating:
Hyperthyroidism can make it difficult for people to focus on tasks and remember things
10. Changes in menstrual periods:
In women, hyperthyroidism can cause changes in menstrual periods, such as missed periods or heavier-than-normal bleeding.
11. Heat sensitivity:
People with hyperthyroidism may feel overheated more easily than other people and find that they cannot tolerate warm weather as well.