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Do people die from Graves disease

By Anonymous May 6, 2018 - 10:23am
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According to WebMD, Graves’ disease is an immune system disorder that often includes hyperthyroidism as a symptom. It’s most common in women over 40. Other symptoms include anxiety, tremors, and weight loss, as well as bulging eyes and an irregular heartbeat. Some people will also notice thick, red skin on their feet, which is called Graves’ dermopathy.

People don’t usually die from Graves’ disease, but it can lead to heart issues if it remains untreated. In rare cases, it can become a terminal “thyroid storm,” which is why it’s important to get diagnosed and treated as soon as possible.


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