This course will help you identify the western and eastern diagnosis for hyperthyroidism and its chief clinical manifestations. You will learn both the western and eastern treatments for hyperthyroidism, recognize common side-effects associated with prescription drug treatments, and learn to modify herbal prescriptions in cases of complications. You will be familiar with acupuncture points used to treat hyperthyroidism. By the end of the course, you will be able to advise patients on lifestyle and dietary recommendations to ease the symptoms and prevent recurrences of hyperthyroidism.
Upon completion of this article, the practitioner will:
Identify the western and eastern diagnosis for hyperthyroidism
Identify the chief clinical manifestations
Recognize both western and eastern treatments, with emphasis on traditional Chinese medicine
Recognize the common side-effects associated with the prescription drug treatments
Identify herbal modifications in cases of complications
Identify the acupuncture points used to treat hyperthyroidism
Advise patients on lifestyle and dietary recommendations to ease the symptoms and prevent recurrences of hyperthyroidism
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