Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory medications that mimic the natural anti-inflammatory hormones in our body. They are used to control an overactive immune reaction in multiple conditions like rashes, allergies, asthma, and autoimmune disorders. They are potent and highly effective, but have significant unwanted effects, the degree of which is usually dose-dependent ie: the higher the daily dose and the longer the period of time you take the drug, the greater your risk of side effects. Many people taking steroids are often unaware of these effects or how to deal with them if they arise and do not realize how they can have life long consequences.
Graves’ Disease can be effectively treated by Mints Naturopathic Physicians
There are a lot of people who have Graves’ disease who tolerate anti-thyroid drug treatment just fine or successfully treat with radioactive iodine. There are also a lot of people who don’t and seek professional care on how to navigate still feeling well all the while reducing the risks of Graves’.