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Graves Disease. Emily Soniat 10/25/2013. Graves Disease. Diagnosis, treatment, and lifelong effects. Diagnosis. What is Graves Disease? People live with Graves Disease for years without knowing it. This disease is most common in women. The symptoms for this disease. Treatment.

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Graves Disease

Emily Soniat

10/25/2013


Graves Disease

  • Diagnosis, treatment, and lifelong effects.


Diagnosis

  • What is Graves Disease?

  • People live with Graves Disease for years without knowing it.

  • This disease is most common in women.

  • The symptoms for this disease.


Treatment

  • Thyroid uptake testing

  • Killing your thyroid

  • Lifelong visits to the doctors

  • Medication


Lifelong Effects

  • Weight Changes

  • Tissue behind the eyes swell

  • Weak stiff muscles and joints

  • Anxiety, depression

  • Medication, blood draws

  • Weakened heart, higher chance for heart attacks


Conclusion

The past five years I have learned a lot about the human body and how Graves Disease effects it. I have also learned why it is so important to check your thyroid if you are having any of the symptoms. Having your health on track effects your work performance and work ethic in a whole.


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