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Table 2 Reported symptoms and signs of hyperthyroidism

From: Depression and anxiety among hyperthyroid female patients and impact of treatment

Symptoms of hyperthyroidism
 Weight loss 42 (56%) Weight gain 6 (8%)
 Heat intolerance 45 (60%) Palpitations 43 (57%)
 Tremor 41 (54%) Increased bowl movement 18 (24%)
 Neck enlargement 17 (22%) Shortness of breath 8 (10%)
 Eyes symptoms 9 (12%) Psychological symptoms 33 (44%)
Reported signs of hyperthyroidism
 Signs of atrial fibrillation 3 (4%) Thyroid eye disease (TED) in a patient with Graves’ disease  
 Tremor 30 (40%) No sign of TED (NOSPECS 0) 11 (36%)
 Palpable goitre 47 (62%) Mild TED (NOSPECS 1) 6 (20%)
   Moderate TED (NOSPECS 2–3) 12 (40%)
   Severe TED (NOSPECS ≥4) 1 (3.3%)