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What Is Basedow’s Disease?

Basedow’s disease, or Graves’ disease, occurs when the thyroid overproduces hormones, and causes symptoms like bulging eyes, weight loss, and anxiety. Basedow’s disease occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, known as...

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Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. Reviewed by a board-certified endocrinologist.

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What Is Graves' Disease?

Graves' disease is an autoimmune condition that results in hyperthyroidism. Reviewed by a board-certified internal medicine physician. Graves' disease is one of the conditions that produce hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). It's caused by a...

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An Overview of Thyroid Storm

Rarely, people with Graves' disease or hyperthyroidism develop a potentially life-threatening condition known as thyroid storm. Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease that typically causes hyperthyroidism, in which the thyroid gland produces...

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What Is the Thyrotropin Receptor Antibody Test?

The thyrotropin receptor antibody (TRAb) test helps doctors diagnose Graves' disease, which is autoimmune hyperthyroidism (over-active thyroid). The thyrotropin receptor antibody (TRAb) test is a blood test that helps doctors diagnose the...

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What to Eat When You Have Hyperthyroidism

There are lots of myths about the right way to manage hyperthyroidism. Here’s what the science has to say about eating well with thyroid issues. There’s no specific “diet” for people with hyperthyroidism, but adhering to certain dietary...

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What Is Basedow’s Disease?

Basedow’s disease, or Graves’ disease, occurs when the thyroid overproduces hormones, and causes symptoms like bulging eyes, weight loss, and anxiety. Basedow’s disease occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, known as...

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What Is Thyrotoxicosis?

Thyrotoxicosis is the term used to describe what happens when there are excess thyroid hormones in the body. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Thyrotoxicosis is the term used to describe what happens when there are excess thyroid hormones in...

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An Overview of Graves' Ophthalmopathy

Graves disease can have a profound effect on the eyes. Inflammation and swelling can cause the eyeballs to bulge or protrude from their sockets. Graves' disease is a thyroid disorder that can have a profound effect on the eyes. Some people with...

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