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  • Hi I`m a newbie and would really appreciate some advice.

    Sept. 22, 2014, 2:53 p.m.

    I was diagnosed with graves in 1998 and chose the thyroid meds route for a variety of reasons. I'm in the US...

  • poor eye muscle control,part of graves?

    Sept. 22, 2014, 9:32 a.m.

    snelsen You should see a neuro -ophthalmologist, if you can, and/or go to the eye doc familiar with graves....

  • poor eye muscle control,part of graves?

    Sept. 21, 2014, 6:24 p.m.

    hi snelsen, i thought so too,thats why i thought it was weird,that she asked me if i had graves.she has been...

  • poor eye muscle control,part of graves?

    Sept. 21, 2014, 12:02 a.m.

    Probably is TED, and probably you are in the active phase, your eyes are changing. I am speaking from my own...

  • poor eye muscle control,part of graves?

    Sept. 20, 2014, 7:12 p.m.

    hi everybodyi have a question.is poor eye muscle control a part of graves eye disease?diagnosed with graves...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 20, 2014, 12:36 p.m.

    Hi. One of my eyes looks more open than the other due to lid retraction so I wear my eyeliner a little...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 20, 2014, 6:51 a.m.

    Thank you, Christina! Your post is the final piece to this puzzle I needed! I have been working with both...

  • Loss of taste with use of Methimazole

    Sept. 19, 2014, 7:06 p.m.

    I lost my sense of taste while on methimazole too. I only took the meds for about 2 or 3 months before...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 19, 2014, 6:51 p.m.

    Sue, I am one who has experienced this as part of my puffy eye problem. The itching (and dryness) usually...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 19, 2014, 2:43 p.m.

    Thanks for the warm welcome! Alas, curly hair and bangs aren't a happy match for me. I do believe my glasses...

  • Hi I`m a newbie and would really appreciate some advice.

    Sept. 19, 2014, 4:50 a.m.

    Thanks I`ll keep a close watch on my symptoms. The postie turned up with my letter today, I`m booked into...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 18, 2014, 10:32 p.m.

    Hi Janet, Might not be helpful, or what you're looking for, but I gave up on the eye makeup, too. The eye...

  • Graves' and TED - Status update

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:57 p.m.

    Hi all, Thank you for your replies and comments. I spoke too soon on the muscle cramps! Back with a vengeance...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:42 p.m.

    Hi Janetf, Welcome to the Forum. This a great resource for information and advice from fellow sufferers. As...

  • Hi I`m a newbie and would really appreciate some advice.

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:24 p.m.

    Hello - In the U.S., T4 testing is not that expensive (and *everything* here is expensive!) so hopefully,...

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