What I Learned Living With Graves Disease

Noran Azmy
10 min readFeb 20, 2022
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In August 2018, my regular health checkup showed a spike in my thyroid activity for the first time.

I had started experiencing symptoms in May. At first, there were slight but noticeable changes to my eating habits and my appetite. I was eating larger and more unhealthy meals, and I was losing weight. But it was Ramadan at the time, and I was fasting, so it was hard to tell that anything was…

Noran Azmy

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