The thyroid, a small gland of butterfly shape that is located in the neck, right under the skin controls a range of important functions of the human body by producing three hormones: Triiodothyronine, also known as T3, Tetraiodothyronine, also called thyroxine or T4 and Calcitonin. When the gland starts producing any of the hormones either too much or not enough, various problems could occur that require an urgent thyroid treatment HK.
Esteem Surgical Clinic, a reputable medical centre in Hong Kong, is providing comprehensive services for patients experiencing thyroid disbalance. The effect of the thyroid treatment HK depends on various factors, including the time the patient takes to seek help. For that reason, specialists at Esteem Surgical Clinic highly encourage people to look for help as soon as they notice some of the symptoms that indicate thyroid disorders.
One of the most common disorders of the thyroid gland is Hyperthyroidism which happens when the gland starts producing too much of the thyroid hormone and speeds up the body’s metabolism. Some of its symptoms include hand tremors, weight loss, tachycardia, and irregular heartbeat.
Contrary to Hyperthyroidism, patients could also experience Hypothyroidism, which is a condition that appears when the thyroid doesn’t produce enough of the thyroid hormone and makes the metabolism slow down. The most common symptoms include weight gain, tiredness, and intolerance to cold temperatures.
In case patients notice bumps or lumps on their necks, it could indicate thyroid nodules, also known as tumours and they need an urgent thyroid treatment HK. Although most of them are benign, 2 or 3 in 20 nodules are cancerous and they can cause severe damage to the patient.