Graves’ Disease: General Overview
Figure 1: Illustration of the neck depicting the thyroid gland.

Graves’ Disease: General Overview

What is Graves’ Disease? The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located on the front of the neck below the larynx. It’s function is to produce hormones, called T3 and…

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The Effect of Bulimia on the Parotid Gland
Figure 1: Illustration depicting the parotid gland and the closely associated branches of the facial nerve.

The Effect of Bulimia on the Parotid Gland

The parotid gland is the largest of three salivary glands in the human body and is partly responsible for the production of saliva which contains enzymes that function to lubricate…

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Graves’ Disease: Treatment Overview
Figure 1: Illustration depicting the anterior neck and the underlying thyroid gland and trachea.

Graves’ Disease: Treatment Overview

Graves’ Disease is an autoimmune disease that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones, or hyperthyroidism. Graves’ Disease patients produce an antibody that interferes with the normal operation of their…

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