Graves' disease

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Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid. In people affected by the disease, the thyroid produces a bigger quantity of hormones than normal, which is commonly known as hyperthyroidism. It occurs more often in women than men.[1]

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  1. Yeung, Sai-Ching Jim (21 March 2014). "Graves Disease". Medscape. Retrieved 12 December 2013.