Graves Disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism. This results in your immune system attacking your thyroid to produce too much thyroid hormones.

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GRAVES DISEASE

Types:
Hyperthyroidism

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Digestive system
Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Muscular system
Muscular system
Nervous system
Nervous system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system
Respiratory system
Respiratory system
Skeletal system
Skeletal system

Symptoms

  • Anxiety and irritability
  • A fine tremor of your hands or fingers
  • Heat sensitivity and an increase in perspiration or warm, moist skin
  • Weight loss, despite normal eating habits
  • Enlargement of your thyroid gland (goiter)
  • Change in menstrual cycles
  • Erectile dysfunction or reduced libido
  • Frequent bowel movements
  • Bulging eyes (Graves' ophthalmopathy)
  • Fatigue
  • Thick, red skin usually on the shins or tops of the feet (Graves' dermopathy)
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat (palpitations)

Treatments

  • Anti-Thyroid Medications
  • Radioactive Iodine
  • Thyroidectomy (Surgery)
  • Specialist who treat it

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    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Graves disease

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    Natural treatment of Graves disease

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    Living with Graves disease

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    Graves disease symptoms

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    Stories of Graves disease

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    Graves disease stories
    I had my yearly physical in Dec '13 and everything was fine.  All of a sudden in Feb '14 my legs were swollen and I couldn't walk across the room without panting.  Went to the doctor in March and they discovered I was in AFib and needed a h...
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    I was diagnosed when I was 15 with Graves’ Disease on January 30th, 2014. My first signs of Graves hit in 2012/2013. I was already misdiagnosed with ADHD at this point of time. My symptoms before diagnosis were poor grades due to...
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    I was diagnosed with Graves Disease in October 2015 after being ill since Jan 2015. It was a terrifying year as I didn't know what was wrong only that something was. I had to change doctors in the end due to not being listened to & thankfully the...
    Graves disease stories
    diagnosed last 2012, but i had the feeling and symptoms long time ago, i just dont give attention on it,.

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    Statistics of Graves disease

    43 people with Graves disease have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Graves disease is 1473 points (41 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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