11. December 2014 · Comments Off on Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture Can be Used as Stand-Alone Treatments for Graves’ Disease · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

A well-functioning thyroid manufactures hormones that regulate metabolism (transforming food into heat/energy). One thyroid condition, known as Graves’ disease, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism that results in the thyroid’s overproduction of hormones which in turn, leads to a number of unwanted symptoms. These symptoms include trembling, loss of weight, sweating, heart palpitations and others. In Graves’ disease, the thyroxine (thyroid-stimulating hormone or TSH) … Continue reading