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    and Nursing Interventions for Graves’ Disease According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) (2012), “Graves’ disease, also known as toxic goiter, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States”. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) than the body needs. The thyroid gland helps control how the body uses energy. When there is a problem with the thyroid becoming hyperactive in producing hormones, then it can affect several of the bodies systems. The thyroid gland makes hormones that affect metabolism, brain development, breathing, heart rate, the…

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    disease, named after Robert J. Graves in the 1830s, is an immune disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones. This overproduction is known as hyperthyroidism and there are a number of disorders and diseases that may result in hyperthyroidism, with Grave’s disease being the most common cause. According to Grazia Aleppo MD, FACE, FACP, who is an associate professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, hyperthyroidism can be defined as a condition in which…

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    Graves Disease is a condition within the immune system that appears as a result of the thyroid gland producing an overabundance of hormones. Deception occurs within the immune system of our body, eliciting a release of false, abnormal antibodies that are trying to imitate the normal chemical thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH, by latching to the thyroid hormone receptor, TSHR, on the epithelial cells of the thyroid gland (Jin, Lawless, Sehgal, & Mchenry, 2012). This latching produces a plethora of…

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    Introduction Graves' disease, or toxic diffuse goiter, is an autoimmune disease where too much activity of the thyroid gland causes an overproduction of thyroid hormones such as T3 and T4. The disease is known for resulting in hyperthyroidism (an over active thyroid) which causes an enlarged thyroid and eye problems among other things. A large amount of different conditions and effectors can cause hyperthyroidism, but Graves' disease has shown to be one of the two most common. The disease can…

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    Hyperthyroidism diagnosis can be completed by blood tests, by testing the level of TSH and thyroxine in the blood. Thus, an increase of thyroxine and a decrease of TSH show an overactive thyroid. A number of disorders of thyroid function have been found to be caused by mutations in the TSHR gene, which encodes the TSH receptor protein. Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder is the main cause of hyperthyroidism producing antibodies by the immune system arouse the thyroid to produce too much T4.…

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    Graves’Dissease is an autoimmune disorder which affects the Thyroid gland. Normally, the immune system protects the body from infection by identifying and destroying bacteria, viruses, and other potentially harmful foreign substances…but in autoimmune diseases, the immune system attacks the body’s own cells and organs. Graves’Dissease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormone…

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    Poem Analysis: ‘Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep’ How do people grieve when their loved one has passed? What does it mean when someone says that their spirit will be in their loved one’s heart? The poem “Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep” has a melancholy tone that reassures the reader that their loved ones will be with them even after they die, so they have no reason to cry. The poem “ Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep” by Mary Elizabeth Frye uses rhyming, imagery, and metaphors to make the…

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    specialization of burials Brown separates the burials into three main categories, disarticulated, partly disarticulated, and articulated. Once these are broken down and each burial’s specializations measured, he concluded that the partly disarticuated remains and the articulated remains are on average unspecualized (Brown, 1971, p. 98). This charcteristic shows less manipulation of the body after death for those in burials with less protected and elaborate burials. To even further the evidence…

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    Upon visiting Grove Cemetery, the first cemetery I have actually taken the time to stop and wander through, I was struck by how the arrangements of the dead make an intense effort to resemble those of the living. The cemetery incorporates the pavement of a central road that diverts off into separate streets, each with their own typical middle-American name. Walking down one of these ‘neighborhoods’ you notice the fenced gates of family burial plots, with an obelisk containing all the names and…

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    Popular belief was that the soul could rest only when the body has been laid in a proper grave. The period from the fifth to the tenth century the sarcophagi fell out of use and became very limited to the wealthy and prominent Christians in Roman society. By the Middle Ages sarcophagi were rarely used and were beyond the reach of the majority of Christian members. Likewise, catacombs and underground burial places were out of date during the eighth and ninth centuries, despite the importance of…

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