Health Tip: Learn the Symptoms of Graves' Disease

(HealthDay News) -- Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease that causes hyperthyroidism, the medical term for an overactive thyroid gland.

Most often, it affects women aged 20 to 40. It can be treated, avoiding potentially deadly complications.

The National Women's Health Information Center offers this list of common Graves' disease symptoms:

-- Diana Kohnle

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