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These stimulating antibodies can be measured and are helpful for predicting the risk of an affected infant. It is an autoimmune disorder in which antibodies directed against the thyroid gland lead to chronic inflammation. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic. In some cases, the gland is totally absent. In Graves' disease the body produces antibodies that stimulate the thyroid gland uncontrollably, to make too much thyroid hormone. Finding the appropriate dose, particularly at the beginning may require testing with TSH every weeks after any dose adjustment, until the correct dose is determined.