Posts Tagged ‘graves disease’

Nutrition for Those With Graves Disease


Nutrition for those who suffer from Graves disease is vital, as with any chronic disease. Graves is an autoimmune disease and the main cause of hyperthyroidism, due to antibodies attacking your thyroid gland causing it to produce more thyroid hormone than your body needs. In this article by Andrea Aguilar, posted on the Michigan State…

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Children’s Hyperthyroidism

Childred's Hyperthyroidism

  Children’s hyperthyroidism is not a very common disease, with Graves Disease being the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. The course of neonatal Graves disease is self-limiting, the prognosis is considerably worse than that in older children. As a result of their disease, patients are prone to prematurity, airway obstruction, and heart failure. The mortality rate…

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Hypothyroidism and the Flu Shot

It’s fall and that means flu shot season, but if you have hypothyroidism, is getting a flu shot your smartest choice?  Yes, I know; everyone tells you to get a flu shot: your insurance company sends you reminders, your employer encourages you to a flu shot and your health care provider also advises you to get your flu…

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Thyroid and your life!

 Issue # 233  September 1, 2014   Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Happy Labor Day!  I hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend. Today, I have a great article I read on by mooie70. She describes her journey with Graves Disease starting with the problem getting a correct diagnosis all the way to talking her health care provider into…

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