GRAVES DISEASE: ONE WOMAN’S STORY! – The LanceScurv Show

SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/lancescurv?sub_confirmation=1 Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid. With this disease, your immune system attacks the thyroid and causes it to make more thyroid hormone than your body needs. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck. Thyroid hormones control how your body uses energy, so they affect nearly every organ in your body—even the way your heart beats. If left untreated, hyperthyroidism can cause serious problems with the heart, bones, muscles, menstrual cycle, and fertility.…

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