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consequences of hyperthyroidism

1. How a hyperthyroid patient becomes anemic? Please explain the underlying biochemical mechanisms.
2. Is body-ache a major sign of hyperthyroidism? Why?
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The most common cause of anemia in a hyperthyroid patient will be anemia of chronic disease, the inability to efficiently produce hemoglobin from iron stores.  The other possibility is anti-thyroid drug therapy.  Diffuse body aches can be seen in both hyperthyroidism and has a reaction to antithyroid drugs.
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