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)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

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

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