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thyroid

Radioactive iodine for cats - is it worth it?
Cats
Radioactive iodine for cats - is it worth it?
Radioactive iodine treatment is a therapy that your veterinary surgeon may recommend if your cat is diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, is a common disease of older cats. Affected c…
November 24, 2021 • 46 shares
Could my dog have an underactive thyroid?
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Could my dog have an underactive thyroid?
Hypothyroidism occurs when there is impaired production and secretion of thyroid hormones from the thyroid glands. This results in a decreased metabolic rate, and symptoms that are associated with this. It’s most co…
July 4, 2020 • 23 shares • 2 comments
Can cats have an overactive thyroid?
Cats
Can cats have an overactive thyroid?
Hyperthyroidism - or an overactive thyroid - is an extremely common disease of older cats, occurring in about 1 in 10 cats over the age of 10. Unlike many diseases, hyperthyroidism is more common in moggies than purebred…
June 12, 2020 • 138 shares
Why is my cat always hungry?
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Why is my cat always hungry?
Cats have a reputation for their insistent behaviour around feeding. They are individuals so it’s important to learn what is normal for each of them. If they appear hungrier than usual, there may be a simple reason, but…
May 27, 2020 • 71 shares • 2 comments
Cats
Hyperthyroidism in cats.
This is one of the most commonly diagnosed endocrine (hormonal) diseases in cats. Many older cats suffer from a variety of symptoms which might just be put down to ageing, or might previously have been attributed to kidn…
November 5, 2010 • 4 comments
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