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Hyperthyroidism can be confused with an excessive response to stress

It usually affects 1% of the general population but is more prevalent in women. Since it is confused with stress, it is usually diagnosed when the disease is advanced.

Hyperthyroidism is diagnosed by finding levels of thyroid hormone in the blood higher than normal after performing an analysis.

Hyperthyroidism is diagnosed by a blood test to determine thyroid hormone levels in the blood and a thyroid ultrasound to determine the cause and determine treatment.

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