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What are symptoms of too much thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) caused by pituitary gland tumors?

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Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) tells the thyroid to make hormones that control growth, temperature, and heart rate. Too much can cause:

  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Lots of bowel movements
  • Sleep problems
  • Shakiness
  • More sweat than normal
  • Weight loss

From: What Are Pituitary Gland Tumors? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute: “Pituitary Tumors Treatment (PDQ) -- Patient Version.”

KidsHealth: “Hormones.”

University of Pennsylvania, OncoLink: “All About Pituitary Adenomas.”

American Cancer Society: “Pituitary Tumors.”

Mayo Clinic: “Pituitary Tumors.”

UCLA Health: “Pituitary Adenomas.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on February 21, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute: “Pituitary Tumors Treatment (PDQ) -- Patient Version.”

KidsHealth: “Hormones.”

University of Pennsylvania, OncoLink: “All About Pituitary Adenomas.”

American Cancer Society: “Pituitary Tumors.”

Mayo Clinic: “Pituitary Tumors.”

UCLA Health: “Pituitary Adenomas.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on February 21, 2017

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