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The three types of hyperthyroidism treatment (surgery, radioiodine therapy, and medication) help reduce symptoms and prevent long-term complications of the condition. However, there is no single treatment that is appropriate for all people and all cases. It's also important to note that weight loss is a common symptom of hyperthyroidism -- therefore, it's common to gain weight after starting treatment.
How Is Hyperthyroidism Treated?The goal of treatment for hyperthyroidism is to return thyroid hormone levels to normal. This can prevent long-term complications and ease uncomfortable symptoms.
- Radioiodine therapy