Grave’s Disease

We All Need Each Other’s Help

Everybody needs a community. Research shows that the risk of chronic disease and mortality is directly related to high social stress. The feeling of being isolated has a risk for chronic disease higher than physical inactivity, alcohol consumption of over 6 drinks a day, and smoking 15 cigarettes daily. This social isolation is heightened by […]

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The Other Thyroid Disease

The other thyroid disease is Graves’ disease. Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s disease both are autoimmune diseases affecting the thyroid gland. An autoimmune disease is a state of your immune system that is sensitized to your own body. Your immune system produces antibodies that attack and destroy cells and tissues in your body. These antibodies are […]

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