A 28-year-old female asked:
what is graves disease?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 overproduction of thyroid hormone to the point you develop symptoms. A variety of treatments focus on shutting down the process.
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Last updated Aug 27, 2018
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