How long can hyperthyroidism last? The hyperthyroidism may last for up to 3 months, after which your thyroid may become underactive, a condition called hypothyroidism. The hypothyroidism usually lasts 12 to 18 months, but sometimes is permanent. Can Hyperthyroidism kill you? Hyperthyroidism is easily treated. With treatment, you can lead a healthy life. Without treatment, hyperthyroidism can lead to serious heart problems, bone problems, and a dangerous condition called thyroid storm. What can mimic thyroid problems? Even if antibodies against the thyroid gland don't cause hypothyroidism (thyroid hormone levels below the normal range), researchers have for shown that high levels of anti- thyroid antibodies may still cause symptoms. The researchers concluded that hypothyroidism is only one factor contributing to Hashimoto's symptoms. Can thyroid problems cause skin discoloration? Finally, hypothyroidism is sometimes caused by autoimmune disease. This can affect the skin, causing swelling and redness known as myxedema. However, most people with dry skin do not have hypothyroidism. Myxedema is a red, swollen rash that is characteristic of thyroid problems. How do I test my thyroid? Blood Tests : Hypothyroidism can be detected by different blood tests. TSH Test. A thyroid -stimulating hormone or TSH is a blood test that measures the amount of T4 (thyroxine) that the thyroid is being signaled to make. If you have an abnormally high level of TSH, it could mean you have hypothyroidism.
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