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Description of Graves’ Disease

DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in your body. These include how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. All of these activities are your body’s metabolism. Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disorder, is the most common cause for hyperthyroidism.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Common causes are:1. Thyroiditis2. Consuming too much iodine3. Taking too much synthetic thyroid hormone  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  The symptoms can vary from person to person. They may include:1. Being nervous or irritable2. Mood swings3. Fatigue or muscle weakness4. Heat intolerance5. Trouble sleeping6. Hand tremors7. Rapid and irregular heartbeat8. Frequent bowel movements or diarrhea9. Weight loss  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Your doctor will do a physical exam, look at your symptoms, and suggest thyroid tests.  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment includes:1. Medicines2. Radioiodine therapy3. Thyroid surgery  NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

 

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