All Graves' Disease Articles

Thyroid Eye Disease and Mental Health
The effects of TED can be life-changing. Keeping an eye on your mental health can help you better manage your symptoms and well-being.
The symptoms of thyroid eye disease can have a significant effect on mental health. Tips for maintaining mental health while in treatment for TED.
Thyroid Eye Disease Caused by Graves': A Search for Treatment
After spending years hiding at home, this photographer shares how she finally gained relief from the painful and embarrassing symptoms caused by her Graves eye disease.
This young woman shares the effort it required to gain relief from the uncomfortable and painful symptoms of thyroid eye disease so she could leave her house without embarrassment and reclaim her life.
How Do Athletes Manage Graves' Disease
When physically active individuals cannot keep up with their usual workouts, a diagnosis of Graves' disease should be considered, especially in men for whom this condition is less common.
Managing Graves' Disease During Pregnancy: Risks and Benefits
Having Graves' hyperthyroidism during pregnancy requires a careful balancing act to reduce the risks to both mother and child; be prepared to explore treatment options well before becoming pregnant.
Women with Graves' hyperthyroidism who may become pregnant or are pregnant should discuss treatment options with their doctor, and they should be aware of the risks.
How to Eat Well When You Have Graves’ Disease
While there is no specific diet to prevent or treat Graves' disease, there are certain foods best avoided and others that are best chosen to promote health and avoid inflammation.
There’s no such thing as a Graves’ disease diet, but eating certain foods can help ease Graves’ disease symptoms. Find out what foods you should be—and shouldn’t be—filling your plate with to live well with Graves’ disease.
Graves’ Disease Causes
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that may be caused by genetics. Learn about other Graves’ disease causes.
Graves’ Disease Symptoms
There are multiple symptoms of Graves’ disease—an autoimmune disorder that causes the thyroid gland to over-produce thyroid hormone, which is known as hyperthyroidism. In this article, you’ll read about the most common Graves’ disease symptoms.
Graves’ Disease Treatment
Antithyroid Medications, Radioactive Iodine, and Surgery
Treatment of Graves’ disease may involve anti-thyroid medications, radioactive iodine, and sometimes a partial or total thyroidectomy. The goal of treatment is to bring your overactive thyroid or hyperthyroidism under control.
Graves’ Disease Diagnosis
Tests to Check Thyroid Hormone Levels
In diagnosing Graves’ disease, the doctor will measure the level of different hormones, such as TSH, T3, and T4. Learn what tests you may need to have and what each of the results can tell you about your thyroid condition.
What Is Graves' Disease?
Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Graves’ disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism, a disorder that causes the thyroid to produce too much thyroid hormone and can cause bulging eyes.