8 what is causing ellies thyroid to secrete too much

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8. what is causing Ellie’s thyroid to secrete too much hormone?
9. Is Ellie correct in thinking that TSH is a thyroid hormone? Why is her TSH level low instead of high?
will be low because TSH is not the hormone that is actually triggering the release of the thyroid hormones. Rather, it is the antibodies that the body is producing that merely mimic THS. This is what makes it possible to have low TSH levels yet have high levels of thyroid hormone in the body (1). 10. Ellie is a 20-year-old female. Do some research on the average age of onset and any gender differences in Graves’ disease to see if Ellie’s diagnosis is unusual?
11. How are beta-blockers like propranolol helpful as an initial treatment for Graves’ disease? Do they reduce thyroid hormone levels or do they just counter the effects of the hormones - explain?

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