Nancy shares her symptoms caused by the thyroid condition Graves' disease.
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The symptoms then began developed were—I lived in Florida so every was hot. But I was hot when other people were comfortable. I was burning up part. It wasn’t a fever. I was just very uncomfortable hot. I could not lift my arms like use a blow dryer, use a hair dryer. I could put my hand on my shoulder and do it like this but I couldn’t lift these muscles. I would walk up the two steps into my office and be absolutely cold sweat. I was a therapist for many years and I couldn’t remember laying back in the recliner in my office and go—if we’re going to talk today, I’ve got to be this way. I was extremely week. There’s another fairly classical sign of Grave’s which is severe weight loss and first it’s really nice and then it’s really scary. I didn’t get to experience but that’s very common.