In-depth

Causes

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine — speeding up your metabolism and sometimes leading to serious complications.

Risk factors

Anemia

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Symptoms

Nausea and vomiting

Preeclampsia

Vaginal bleeding

Vaginal discharge

Tests and diagnosis

Ultrasound

Treatments and drugs

Dilation and curettage (D&C)

Dilation and curettage (D&C) — Overview covers risks, results of this uterine procedure.

Oct. 24, 2014