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  • marijuana use and thyroid eye disease

    Jan. 19, 2018, 9 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - I've not seen any well-designed studies on the issue, so best to err on the side of...

  • marijuana use and thyroid eye disease

    Jan. 18, 2018, 12:58 p.m.

    it is always suggested people stop smoking tobacco if they have thyroid eye disease. but i have never seen...

  • side effects from uptake test

    Jan. 10, 2018, 10:21 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - I would urge you to contact your provider ASAP on the symptoms that you are experiencing....

  • side effects from uptake test

    Jan. 10, 2018, 9:21 a.m.

    HI, I have had graves disease, since Aug.29th, when I ending up at ER for high H.R. I have been taking Beta...

  • Antibodies still HIgh

    Jan. 10, 2018, 4:53 a.m.

    Generally they will not do strabismus surgery if you require a small amount of prism because of the risk of...

  • Antibodies still HIgh

    Jan. 9, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

    Thank you Liz for all your imput. It is reassuring. Dr. prescribed prism for me for driving as well . I have...

  • New diagnosis of graves with heart problems

    Dec. 15, 2017, 8:31 a.m.

    The best advice I can give you is to find the very best specialists you can, even if it means traveling to a...

  • New diagnosis of graves with heart problems

    Dec. 15, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - Great catch on the med that your dermatologist prescribed - I would *definitely* run that...

  • New diagnosis of graves with heart problems

    Dec. 14, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

    Hi I am 47, a mom of three boys, a therapist, and I have SVT (heart rhythm disorder). I usually run and bike...

  • Rough recovery from RAI

    Dec. 7, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

    Thanks…he said no, no, no to Tapazole, so i switched endos! Got my blood drawn today and see the new...

  • Rough recovery from RAI

    Dec. 7, 2017, 7:49 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - hopefully others who have had RAI will chime in. If you are still extremely symptomatic,...

  • Failed Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test

    Dec. 7, 2017, 7:46 a.m.

    Yes, sounds like a second opinion and a fresh set of eyes might be helpful! I've not heard of a normal TSH...

  • Failed Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test

    Dec. 7, 2017, 5:11 a.m.

    Have you considered thyroidectomy? It is a definitive cure for hyperthyroidism and the hypo is easily managed...

  • Failed Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test

    Dec. 6, 2017, 6:40 p.m.

    No I definitely don't eat sushi or any fish for that matter as I don't like seafood. I don't eat seaweed or...

  • 6 yr old child with Graves and Graves opthalmopathy

    Dec. 6, 2017, 2:19 p.m.

    Hello and welcome - so sorry to hear your little guy is going through this. The GDATF's YouTube Channel has...

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