Graves' disease

Graves' disease

Graves' disease is a type of hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland) and is considered a disorder of the immune system (autoimmune disease).  Patients will develop a very high heart rate and protruding/prominent eyes, may become mentally ill and (if untreated) die from heart failure.

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