Graves' disease

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  • Graves Disease Analysis

    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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  • Graves Disease: A Literature Review

    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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  • Graves Disease Research Paper

    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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  • Cultural Genocide Essay

    only recently have they established this to be taught as part of our school curriculum. That is, the forgotten history behind residential schools. A short documentary on the Regina Indian Industrial School (RIIS) primarily focused on the discovery of an unmarked cemetery on Pinkie Road in Saskatchewan where children who died while at the RIIS have been buried. The documentary is titled “RIIS from Amnesia” because there is a sense of amnesia around the school and cemetery. According to…

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  • Reflection On The Cahokian Burial Practices

    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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  • Summary Of Cry By Zulema

    surroundings, which prompts her to recall certain things which eventually lead her to recall the time Mariana took Zulema and the narrator to see Isabella’s grave for the first time, with the narrator mentioning how she had felt anxious which prompted her to wonder if Zulema had felt the same way. This is a telling part of the story as it gives more indication as to how close the narrator was to her aunt that she was able to share such an intimate moment with them, and prompted the narrator to…

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  • Rhetorical Pathos In Abraham Lincoln's The Gettysburg Address

    About one hundred and fifty-five years ago, Abraham Lincoln gave “The Gettysburg Address” on a blood soaked battlefield in Pennsylvania (Brown). “The Gettysburg Address” was first verbalized months after the battle of Gettysburg at a service to dedicate the opening of the national cemetery (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica). Lincoln’s Address was spoken to the citizens and soldiers of the union in the wake of the second invasion of the North by Robert E. Lee (The Battle of Gettysburg Facts…

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  • Anointing In The Middle Ages

    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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  • Essay On Hyperthyroidism

    Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that results in the increase of production of thyroid hormones. The immune system is designed to protect the body and fight off any infection; it is meant to differentiate and abolish any harmful elements within the body (Medow, 2013). For example, bacteria or viruses. Autoimmune disorder does the opposite and attack itself instead of the harmful products. With a disorder that affect the body’s ability to do so, it can be very harmful. This condition is…

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  • Morvan's Syndrome Case Study

    syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease, which is characterized by irregular muscle contraction, which explains her hand tremors; insomnia; and a weak immune…

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