Radioiodine Therapy – The Best Treatment for Feline Hyperthyroidism

Radioiodine Therapy – The Best Treatment for Feline Hyperthyroidism What is hyperthyroidism?

The Thyroid glands sit on either side of the voice box. They produce hormones that control the body’s metabolism (e.g., how fast food calories are burned, how much inhaled oxygen is used, and how rapidly the heart beats). In other words, how fast . . . → Read More: Radioiodine Therapy – The Best Treatment for Feline Hypothyroidism

Hyperthyroidism in Cats - Symptoms and Treatments

prepared and provided by: Dr. Robert Franklin, D.V.M.,

Oregon Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Feline Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disease seen in cats. The cause is excessive thyroid hormone produced most commonly from adenomatous hyperplasia (abnormal increase in the number of normal cells) or adenoma (benign tumor) of the thyroid gland. This will result . . . → Read More: Hyperthyroidism in Cats – Symptoms and Treatments