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foods to avoid with graves disease

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing: Grave's disease is an autoimmune issue which must be addressed. Diet has no effect on it.
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Dr. Tania Dempsey
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Look at diet: Graves is an autoimmune disease. There are new studies that suggest that people with graves are at higher risk for developing celiac disease or gluten ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Iodine has little to do with grave's disease. It is an autoimmune disease. Too much salt is not good for you but it is not due to the iodine.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Djang
23 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Nothing specific.: Keeping the graves' disease under good control would be most important. For the diet, i would suggest the same healthy choices as for anyone, includin ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
31 years experience Psychiatry
Thyroid testing ?: Weight gain may be a sign of poorly controlled thyroid functions, get your thyroid functions tested again and make sure you doc knows about it before ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Graves is autoimmune: While the thyroid depends on iodine to function properly, it does not cause graves disease. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
32 years experience Family Medicine
Grave's Disease: Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). While a number of disorders may ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
immune system quirk: This is an disorder where a persons immune system develops antibodies (like you would to a virus) but these attack the thyroid gland. This causes an o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Way too much coffee: Grave's is a disease in which antibodies against the thyroid stimulating receptors are formed. The initiating event is unknown. These antibodies lock ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Get treated: Hi. Graves' disease needs to be treated. 2 real options & 1 third option. If you were my patient, I'd STRONGLY recommend treating you with radioac ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Various ways: In your age group, the most common recommendation would be to take antithyroid drugs (methimazole) to control the hyperthyroidism. After 6 months, on ... Read More
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