Hyperthyroidism and Molar Pregnancy
A Reference molar pregnancy Opens New Window can cause Reference hyperthyroidism Opens New Window by releasing chemicals that stimulate the Reference thyroid gland Opens New Window. Thyroid hormone affects many body systems, and excess amounts of it can cause symptoms such as fatigue, weight loss, increased heart rate, heat intolerance, sweating, irritability, anxiety, muscle weakness, and thyroid enlargement.
Hyperthyroidism caused by a molar pregnancy is treated by removing the molar tissue.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 11, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology