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.
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- Yeung, Sai-Ching Jim (21 March 2014). "Graves Disease". Medscape. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/120619-overview#a0199. Retrieved 12 December 2013.