What are some treatments for graves disease?

Meds, rads, surgery. Graves disease can be treated with medications like Methimazole to control hormone levels, radio-active iodine, or surgery. Each has its risks and benefits. Consult an endocrinologist and a experienced thyroid surgeon to hear about all your options, the ones that are best for you.

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What's the best treatment for graves disease exopthalmos?

Control thyroid. The first step is getting the thyroid under control, but often additional treatment of the orbit directly with injections, radiation therapy, or even orbital surgeries is needed. Your eyemd will be able to advise you of the best course for your situation. Read more...

My graves' disease ft4 is getting worse, it's now 88.6 and it's been a year since on medication, would surgery or radio treatment be a good option?

See endocrinologist. I assume your free T4 level is pmol/l, and is indeed high. You are not on enough dosage of an antithyroid drug (methimazole). Some people require doses as high as 30 mg twice daily. It would certainly be reasonable to think about definitive treatment of the hyperthyroidism by surgery or radio iodine. You should see an endocrinologist to help you decide. Read more...

Can you stay on antithyroid medication indefinitely rather than definitive treatment for Graves' disease?

Meds for Grave's. 52F from UK asks if one can take antithyroid meds indefinitely rather than definitive treatment for Graves' Disease. ANS: Yes and sometimes one can even stop after a period of time but need to weigh side effects of meds vs radiation and your other circumstances that are best assessed by your thyroid Dr. Read more...

Are there any "at home" treatments or recommendations for addison's and graves disease? I also have other auto immune disorders.

Stay healthy. These are two serious endocrine diseases that need full dose conventional treatment as your backbone regimen. The addison can be controlled and its treatment sometimes help other autoimmune conditions as well. The graves can be cured. Please see your doctor to have regular checkup. Good luck. Read more...
Auto immune. No he remedies, you need to be under medical treatment with an ophthalmologist and either a rheumatologist or immunologist. Read more...

What the role of taking multi vitamins in treatment of graves disease?

I do not see much of. A role of vitamin in that disease . As grave's disease autoimmune disease , there is a tendency to have concomitant other autoimmune diseases that causes vitamin disease like celiac disease and pernicious anemia . Read more...