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Executive Director
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Patient Advocate and Administrative Assistant
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Graves' Disease and Thryoid Foundation
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067

Telephone: (877) 643-3123
Toll Free National: 1-877-643-3123
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Recent News

Recent Forum Posts

  • Hi - RAI update in UK.

    Nov. 28, 2014, 8:26 a.m.

    Hi Joy, I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving, as nice as it can be in your situation. I did go hypo about 6...

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Nov. 28, 2014, 7:34 a.m.

    Great news - hope that you had a happy Thanksgiving as well!

  • Hi - RAI update in UK.

    Nov. 27, 2014, 7:23 a.m.

    Thanks Barbra and Kimberly We seem to have the nausea figured out, it`s because I`m weaning myself too...

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Nov. 26, 2014, 7:28 p.m.

    Hi you all,Happy Thanksgiving!! Well ive been doing the vision therapy for a while now.the dr said there is...

  • Hello

    Nov. 25, 2014, 8:57 a.m.

    Hi swithed, When I was first diagnosed with Graves I was put on Methimazole and Propranolol and started not...

  • Hi - RAI update in UK.

    Nov. 25, 2014, 8:34 a.m.

    Hi joy123, I'm glad the RAI is showing results. I had mine in July last year. Just a thought: Could the...

  • Hello

    Nov. 21, 2014, 3:37 p.m.

    Hello - Insomnia is definitely a symptom of hyperthyroidism, and I've also heard stories from others who had...

  • Hi - RAI update in UK.

    Nov. 21, 2014, 3:25 p.m.

    joy123 I notice the T4 has raised since the last bloods - is this a good sign? I`ve been experiencing nausea...

  • Hello

    Nov. 21, 2014, 8:09 a.m.

    Hello swithed,ive had graves diagnosed for 20 years.had RAI 20 years ago.i well remember the insomnia.in the...

  • Hello

    Nov. 21, 2014, 7:43 a.m.

    Shirley is right. It is important to find a good surgeon who does a lot of thyroidectomies. Mine was great,...

  • Hello

    Nov. 20, 2014, 8:03 p.m.

    I had surgery. Cause it was the quickest. And it is. Major consideration is that you need a few weeks,...

  • Hello

    Nov. 20, 2014, 12:53 p.m.

    I had no luck with methimazole and eventually got tired of feeling bad, but it is certainly worth trying. If...

  • Update and swollen lymph nodes

    Nov. 20, 2014, 12:20 p.m.

    I had a total thyroidectomy after seven months of messing around with methimazole dosing. Best decision, easy...

  • Hi all! Been a long time! 2.5+ years!

    Nov. 19, 2014, 6:23 p.m.

    Thanks Kimberly. Saw Dr today, go back Fri for blood work. He says I have to take the methimazole twice a...

  • Hello

    Nov. 19, 2014, 6:08 p.m.

    Hi all, Another question - Some things I have read recently have me confused. Some say surgery is still a...

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