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  • tremor
  • my symptoms are heart palps, very sore legs, (which i was told was down to the graves but now told its not), mood swings, a tremor cold hands and feet, others that i just cant think of at present as my heads bursting thinking im going of my head as last doc (id never seen before) told me i must be imagining the palpatations as my heart rate is slow. (medhelp.org)
  • surgery
  • My surgery was performed June 22 and was successful in that the pathologist report came back as 'Graves. (druginfonet.com)
  • However, although I've been told I'm a text book case for Graves, I did not experience any hair loss up until the time of surgery. (druginfonet.com)
  • Some of the eye problems related to Graves disease often improve after treatment with medicines, radiation, or surgery. (floridahealthfinder.gov)
  • Unfortunately, doctors don't really seem to know much about Graves and jump to radioactive iodine or surgery (which I refused to do, and opted to take the medication on a small dose). (vegsource.com)
  • If the disease doesn't go away within a couple years on its own, doctors often suggest other treatments or surgery to shrink or remove the thyroid gland. (akronchildrens.org)
  • Clinical
  • While a theoretical mechanism occurs by which stress could cause an aggravation of the autoimmune response that leads to Graves' disease, more robust clinical data are needed for a firm conclusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • attacks
  • UCLA researchers have uncovered new clues that may explain why Graves' disease (GD) attacks the muscle tissue behind the eyes, often causing them to bulge painfully from their sockets, as in the late actor Marty Feldman. (medindia.net)
  • causes
  • Scientists don't know exactly what causes Graves' disease, but they believe factors such as age, sex, heredity, and emotional and environmental stress are involved. (mountsinai.org)
  • eyes
  • We do not know why, but problems with the eyes occur much more often and are more severe in people with Graves' disease who smoke cigarettes. (thyroid.org)
  • I have the same problem with graves and my eyes are being affected. (endocrineweb.com)
  • In addition, the eyes of people with Graves' disease may appear enlarged because their eyelids are retracted and their eyes bulge out from the eye sockets. (mountsinai.org)