Causes of Graves’ Disease

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The main causes of Graves' disease are determined by genetic and environmental factors, including: 

Intense psychological stress


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Recent pregnancy. 

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History of thyroid disease, especially maternal thyroid disease.

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Sudden increase in iodine intake.  

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Smoking is considered a minor risk factor for GBD. However, it is considered an important factor in the development of ophthalmopathy. 

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Substantiated information by:

Felicia Alexandra Hanzu
Mireia Mora Porta

Published: 11 June 2021
Updated: 11 June 2021

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