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Symptoms of Graves Disease - Eye Problem by MJT Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:30pm Graves disease, otherwise known as the thyroid eye disease, is a rather unknown, but serious condition. In order to explain what the graves disease eye problem is you must first get familiar with the thyroid gland and what it does. There is more to your thyroid gland than what I will explain to you here, I just want to keep it simple so you ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Graves disease by nih.gov Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 10:28am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2013 What is Graves disease? Graves disease is a condition that affects the funct ... Read on »
Iodine Induced Graves' Disease Why Treat with Iodine? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 7:01pm 1 Comment 48 Y/O Female with hypothyroidism was treated with iodine pills and T3 cytomel. While on high dose T3 and iodine, she developed double vision and pop eye on the right. MR= swollen eye muscles=Graves Eye Disease.The patient was hyperthyoid on examination. The thyroid was enlarged, firm, and Ultrasound showed Graves'firestorm blood flow. The iodine w ... Read on »
Iodine Induced Graves' Disease Why Treat with Iodine? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 48 Y/O Female with hypothyroidism was treated with iodine pills and T3 cytomel. While on high dose T3 and iodine, she developed double vision and pop eye on the right. MR= swollen eye muscles=Graves Eye Disease.The patient was hyperthyoid on examination. The thyroid was enlarged, firm, and Ultrasound showed Graves'firestorm blood flow. The iodine ... Read on »
Drug-like Compound Stops Thyroid Overstimulation in Early NIH Studies by Medline Plus Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 7:16pm Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have identified a compound that prevents overproduction of thyroid hormone, a finding that brings scientists one step closer to improving treatment for Graves' disease. In Graves' disease, th ... Read on »
Looking for Heart Disease? The Eyes Have It! by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 4:12pm The eyes may carry important early clues to heart disease, signaling damage to tiny blood vessels long before symptoms start to show elsewhere, researchers reported on Tuesday. People with a type of eye damage known as retinopathy were more likely to die of heart disease over the next 12 years than those without it, according to the team at ... Read on »
Grave's Disease Resources by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Tue 15 Dec 2009 12:00am The following are resources that give information about Grave's Disease. Remember: Grave's Disease doesn't only cause hyperthyroidism. Yes, Grave's Disease is an Autoimmune Disorder that often affects the thyroid. But, GD has the potential to affect various bodily functions regardless of the overactive thyroid being treated with medication or ra ... Read on »
Eleven Years, Eleven Miles – A story of hope and courage by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Jul 2012 7:56pm Jeri just after walking onto the beach on the other side of Tahoe She always had the most beautiful smile. She used it all the time. I never saw her without it. The adjective ‘kind’ described her. She had a calming spirit. She became my friend in seventh grade. I didn’t know what God would require of her then, but I would later lear ... Read on »
Eleven Years, Eleven Miles – Part One by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 05 Dec 2011 11:24am Posted on December 5th, 2011 by Sherri in She always had the most beautiful smile. She used it all the time. I never saw her without it. The adjective ‘kind’ described her. She had a calming spirit. She became my friend in seventh grade. I didn’t know what God would require of her then, but I would later learn. And how much. ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »