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Graves' disease is an auto-immune disease that is caused by a malfunction in the body's disease-fighting immune system that results in the over or under-production of thyroid hormones, (hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism).
Although a number of common disorders may result in Graves' disease, the exact reason why this happens is still unknown.
Thyroid hormones affect a number of different body systems and symptoms associated with Graves' disease can be wide ranging and significantly influence your overall well-being.
While Graves' disease can affect anyone and it is more common among women and before the age of 40.