Thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy)

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What is thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy)?

Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune condition; the immune cells attack the thyroid gland and the excess thyroid hormone affects the eye muscles and connective tissue within the eye socket.

Common symptoms reported by people with thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy)

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy)

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy)

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
brain fog hypomania 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has thyroid eye disease (Grave's ophthalmopathy) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from thyroid eye disease patients who have completed their condition history
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