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The Frustrations of Being a Graves Disease Patient

Focusing on one area/system of the body is supposed to make doctors experts in their field. But are they becoming experts, or just developing a bad case of tunnel vision? My question stems from the frustrations of being a Graves Disease patient. When I was growing up we went to the doctor when we got …

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How I’m Coping With Perimenopause And Graves Disease

For my fellow Gravesters that are of a certain age, do you find it hard to decipher whether what you’re feeling is related to Perimenopause or Graves Disease? I’ll be 48 this year. Overall I’ve been feeling pretty good since my thyroidectomy. Except for random spells of night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, bloating and periods …

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Things I’ve Learned About Graves Disease

One of the most frustrating things I’ve learned about Graves Disease, is that our lab results hardly ever match the way we feel. We’ve all had our doctor tell us that everything is ‘within normal range’ when, of course we’re feeling anything but normal. I think this was my first clue that Graves wasn’t only …