The goal of this site is to translate scientific research on Graves' Disease into a form that non-scientists can understand and use to inform their decisions.
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Summary There are two main drugs used to treat Graves’ Disease medically – MMI (methimazole or it’s nearly identical relative carbimazole) and PTU (propylthiouracil). As with all drugs, there are risks and side effects. As a patient, I’ve often been frustrated … Continue reading
In the US, most Graves’ Disease patients get herded into either radioactive iodine treatment (RAI treatment) or surgical thyroid removal. These are seen as “definitive” treatments, meaning permanent fixes. There is some truth to this as it is impossible to … Continue reading