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Who is more likely to get graves' disease?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Women

Women, aged 15-50 are the most likely to have graves' disease.
But men, children, and seniors can have it, too. A family history of thyroid problems also increases the risk, but many people with graves' disease have no relatives with thyroid disease.

In brief: Women

Women, aged 15-50 are the most likely to have graves' disease.
But men, children, and seniors can have it, too. A family history of thyroid problems also increases the risk, but many people with graves' disease have no relatives with thyroid disease.
Dr. Susan Wingo
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Who gets Graves

Women have a much much higher incidence then men, but frequently it cab be much more severe in men.

In brief: Who gets Graves

Women have a much much higher incidence then men, but frequently it cab be much more severe in men.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
Dr. Alan Mindlin
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