The thyroid gland – the life blood of the body’s metabolism as well as energy levels – sometimes becomes overactive and starts producing thyroxin hormone in excess. This condition is called hyperthyroidism and is generally caused by inflammation of thyroid gland, excessive secretion of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone), benign nodules in thyroid gland, over consumption of iodine and autoimmune diseases like Graves’ disease. Women are at higher risk than men of developing hyperthyroidism. Some of the common symptoms of hyperthyroidism are unusual weight loss, excessive perspiration, irregular heartbeat, fatigue, nervousness, swelling at base of neck, improper sleep, etc. The most effective way to control hyperthyroidism is early diagnosis and proper treatment. Natural remedies too can help in checking hyperthyroidism symptoms and controlling the condition. Here are some of the best home remedies for hyperthyroidism.