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Is hashimoto disease a form of graves?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not a form, similar

Both hashimotos and graves are autoimmune thyroid diseases.
Both are caused by antibodies against the thyroid. The result is opposite. Hashimotos often causes an under active thyroid, and graves causes an over active thyroid.

In brief: Not a form, similar

Both hashimotos and graves are autoimmune thyroid diseases.
Both are caused by antibodies against the thyroid. The result is opposite. Hashimotos often causes an under active thyroid, and graves causes an over active thyroid.
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