Was diagnosed with graves disease/hypertyroid (blood test), but uptake test result is at. 01%. was I wrongly diagnosed with graves?? .

The Diagnosis. of Grave's disease is made when a number of clinical symptoms/signs are confirmed with blood measurements as well as uptake studies. A single one of these is insufficient in making the diagnosis. ANY SINGLE test does NOT exclude the Diagnosis! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z.

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Should a typical blood test for autoimmune diseases detect thyroid graves disease?

Autoimmune Abs. Unless a doctor is specifically looking for antibodies to the thyroid, they will not test for grave's disease. Testing is generally guided by the patient's symptoms and signs. There is no predefined set of antibodies test that can detect all autoimmune diseases. Read more...
Not necessarily. A tsh-receptor antibody would be the more appropriate blood test to test for graves disease. Read more...

50, f, graves disease, thyroid blood test normal. I am 5'4, 170 lbs. Being overweight does not run in fam. Please help?

Graves Disease. Most people with graves disease are overweight due the stimulation of their appetite from xs thyroid hormone. It may seem counterintuitive because you also have increased metabolic needs but it's true. Hopefully, now that your thyroid is getting under control, you can start the new year with new resolve to count calories and take some weight off gradually over the next 12 months. Read more...
Change of lifestyle. Normally graves' disease is associated with a hyperactive thyroid and leads to weight loss therefore your thyroid disease wouldn't explain the access weight. A more likely answer is your age and decreased metabolism. If you change your lifestyle you have the best chance of losing the weight and keeping it off long term. Consider joining a gym it really will make a difference, but make sure you go! Read more...
Thyroid & metabolism. Hyperthyroidism increases metabolic rate but also appetite. Now that your thyroid is normal, it is possible that you are continuing to eat more than you can burn. As you get older, your metabolism slows also. There are many strategies for controlling weight; for a start, increase exercise, keep a log of everything you eat, and consult a dietician or other person who can help. Read more...

Is tsi in your blood normal or do I have graves disease? So I've had multiple thyroid test done lately as I've been experiencing hyperthyroid like sympt

Indicates Grave's . Avoid iodine. Read elaine moore's book on understanding hyperthyroidism. Get treated. It will lower your blood pressure and relieve symptoms. Read more...
TSI normal. Normal people commonly have a low level of tsi. Much higher levels are seen in some, but not all, patients with graves' disease. Diseases cause symptoms, but just having the symptoms doesn't mean you have a certain disease. If your thyroid tests are normal, then your thyroid is normal. Look to other possible causes. Read more...

Graves Disease, blood test shows blood sugar level border high. Not o'weight, gluten free, dairy free. So thirsty, frequent urination, tired. T 2 diabetes?

Grave's Dis & sugar. 37 F Graves Disease,blood test shows blood sugar level border high. not o'weight,gluten free,dairy free.So thirsty,frequent urination,tired. T 2 diabetes? ANS: Graves can interfere with glucose metabolism and lead to what looks like T2DM. So ask your Grave's Dr.s down there. Read more...