... Health sciences and medicine Graves’ disease Definition Graves’ disease is a type of endocrine disorder that affects the human thyroid. The disorder causes the thyroid to increase in size to almost twice as much or even more on some occasions. This medical condition is characterized by swollen eyes. It also affects other parts of the human body including the nervous system, the skin and the heart (MacLachlan, Sandra, & Basil 27).
Symptoms and diagnosis
The signs and symptoms of Graves’ disease include hyperactivity, excessive sweating and hand tremor. On some occasions, patients suffering from this medical condition experience heat intolerance, frequent defecation, itching of the skin, palpitation ...