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Causes of Graves Disease

List of causes of Graves Disease

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Graves Disease) that could possibly cause Graves Disease includes:

  • Graves's disease is autoimmune in etiology. The autoimmune process in Graves disease isinfluenced by a combination of environmental and genetic factors
More causes:see full list of causes for Graves disease

Causes of Graves Disease (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Graves Disease that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Graves Disease Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Graves Disease: Women 7:1; ranges from 4:1 to 8:1 (NWHIC)...more »

Gender Ratio of Graves Disease: female:male 8:1...more »

Graves Disease: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Graves Disease, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Graves Disease:

Graves Disease: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Graves Disease: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Graves Disease as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Graves Disease as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Graves Disease. Our database lists the following as having Graves Disease as a complication of that condition:

Graves Disease as a symptom:

Conditions listing Graves Disease as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Graves Disease. Our database lists the following as having Graves Disease as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Graves Disease:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Graves Disease as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Thyroid replacement hormone - treatment for hypothyroidism can lead to hyperthyroidism.
  • more drugs...»

Medical news summaries relating to Graves Disease:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Graves Disease:

Related information on causes of Graves Disease:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Graves Disease may be found in:


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