Graves' Disease

About- Graves' disease also called Basedow's disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism).
 
Symptoms-
Graves' disease Anxiety disorder
Graves' disease Bulging eyes (Graves' ophthalmopathy)
Graves' disease Change in menstrual cycles
Graves' disease Diarrhea
Graves' disease Difficulty sleeping
Graves' disease Erectile dysfunction
Graves' disease Essential hand and finger tremor
Graves' disease Fatigue
Graves' disease Frequent bowel movements
Graves' disease Goiter
Graves' disease Heat sensitivity
Graves' disease Irritability
Graves' disease Muscle weakness
Graves' disease Nervousness
Graves' disease Palpitations
Graves' disease Rapid heartbeat
Graves' disease Reduced libido
Graves' disease Thick, red skin
Graves' disease Unintended weight loss
 
Causes-
It is an autoimmune disorder. In
Graves' disease, our body’s immune system mistakenly produces antibodies called thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins that target our own healthy thyroid cells.
 
Risk factors
Graves' disease Emotional or physical stress
Graves' disease Family history
Graves' disease Pregnancy or recent childbirth
Graves' disease Rheumatoid arthritis
Graves' disease Smoking
Graves' disease Type 1 diabetes
Graves' disease Women are more likely to have this disease than are men.
Graves' disease Young age (younger than 40)
 
Specialists to visit
Endocrinologist Endocrinologist
Endocrinologist General Surgeon
Endocrinologist Nuclear Medicine Doctor
Endocrinologist Ophthalmologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.niddk.nih.gov
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.thyroid.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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