Posts Tagged ‘graves disease’

Graves’ Disease-Managing the Thyroid Disorder

Graves' Disease-Managing the Thyroid Disorder

Graves’ disease is in the news this week due to Barbara Bush’s passing. This article by Rosemary Black on endocrineweb states that Graves’ disease is a manageable disorder, provided you have received the proper treatment and follow-up care. The article mentions that there are 3 treatments available. I love the fact that the medical community has…

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Hashimoto’s Disease-How Do You Live With It?

Hashimoto's Disease-How Do You Live With It?

Hashimoto’s disease is on the rise and there has been a lot of talk about it since Gigi Hadid opened up about her own battle with the condition after being targeted by negative comments about her fluctuating weight. There several other celebrities has been diagnosed with the disease and this week Wendy Williams announced she is…

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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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