Hyperthyroid 101: Still Can be Deadly if Not Treated Promptly.

Hyperthyroid 101: Still Can be Deadly if Not Treated Promptly.

Hyperthyroid 101: Still Can be Deadly if Not Treated Promptly.
Hyperthyroid 101: Still Can be Deadly if Not Treated Promptly.
Dr.Guttler’s comments; It is rare for a young woman to die due to hyperthyroidism. The disease has a rapid onset and needs to be treated with anti-thyroid drugs and beta blockers. If treated the disease is rarely fatal.
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The Bachelor” contestant Cristy Caserta died as a result of an enlarged heart and an overactive thyroid.The autopsy report of Caserta’s cause of death was enlarged heart and hyperthyroidism. Caserta was only 38 when she died suddenly back in October after suffering an apparent seizure.

She was attending a class at a school in Sunrise, FL when she just fell forward at the desk where she was sitting. Caserta went into cardiac arrest and was shortly died.

Caserta appeared on season 15 of “The Bachelor”.

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