Treatment will depend on your age, the severity of your symptoms, the cause of the hyperthyroidism, and whether you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

The treatment and management of hyperthyroidism involves medications and possibly radioactive iodine or surgery. The goal is to reduce the activity of the thyroid gland and achieve a normal level of thyroid hormone in your body.

Treatment may involve the following:

Medications
Surgery
Other treatments—radioactive iodine

Treatment with medication for 12 to 18 months leads to long-term remission rate of 60% in patients with Grave’s disease . After treatment with radioactive iodine, up to 90% of hyperthyroid patients will become normal in two months. Surgery leads to a cure rate of 90%.