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Thyroid Health – What is Graves’ disease?

Thyroid Health – What is Graves’ disease?

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune condition. In autoimmune conditions, the body’s immune system produces antibodies (usually needed to fight viral/bacterial infections) against its owntissues. In the case of Graves’ disease, these auto-antibodies bind to the thyroid,...

Overview of Thyroid Replacement Therapy

by Anh Tran BSc, CCPA, Physician Assistant at LMC Oakville What are thyroid hormones? Thyroid hormone is made by the thyroid gland, which lies at the base of the neck and acts to increase metabolism, bone growth, protein production, and sensitivity to...