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Strikeout Queen Has New Battle

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 08:28 AM

Strikeout queen has new battle. It all started right around the time she was going for the record. Soon after the season concluded, Ryan was diagnosed with Graves' Disease, which is a type of autoimmune disease that causes over-activity of the thyroid gland, causing hyperthyroidism. Left untreated, Graves' Disease can lead to heart problems and in severe cases, it can be fatal. auburnpub.com. 07/14/07. (Also see: Graves' Disease)