oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - An update on hyper- and hypothyroidism for the pharmacist : review
|Article Title||An update on hyper- and hypothyroidism for the pharmacist : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
|Pages||40 - 44|
|Keyword(s)||Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism and Pharmacological treatment|
Thyroid hormones are responsible for normal growth and development, and the maintenance of metabolic processes. Hyperthyroidism (excess thyroid hormone production) and hypothyroidism (deficiency in the production of thyroid hormone) are common conditions. This article gives a brief overview of thyroid hormone production and then discusses hyper- and hypothyroidism.
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