About Svetla and Her Blog

Svetla is a former Graves’ Disease patient and she cured herself even though the disease is considered “incurable”, applying methods and techniques, that are not only natural- but include a deep understanding of the Human Nature and Psychology, as well as a profound psychological approach to our everyday life challenges.

Although it took some time before she was able to look back on her painful and devastating experience with Graves’ Disease in order to write about her story, Svetla’s book shares her deeply personal journey through Graves’ Disease in a way that connects you to her thoughts and experiences from the time she got Graves’ Disease and the life-saving choices she had to make in order to conquer it.

Her message is sincere, compelling and profound and provides you with powerful, practical information you can begin to use instantly toward healing your Graves’ Disease & Hyperthyroidism that addresses not only the body, but the mind and spirit as well.

Svetla passionately insists that Graves’ Disease can be ‘treated’ and cured by understanding what causes it and changing life style, habits and applying healthy style of living.

She shows us that there is more than one way to heal Graves’ Disease, and takes the reader through the steps that will support them in finding their way back to complete health, Graves’ Disease & Hyperthyroidism Free.

Her books, ‘Life Manual for Graves’ Disease and Hyperthyroidism’ , “Thyroid Eye Disease and Its Healing”, “Ultimate Diet Secrets for Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease”, “Life Balance Manual for Grave’s Disease” are easy-to-follow guides with powerful techniques that will dramatically influence how you feel.

They are  written with a holistic approach, addressing not only the physical consequences of Graves ’ Disease, Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Eye Disease, but also the emotional, spiritual and social ones as well and how to overcome them.

11 responses to this post.

  1. In one point in their life, 75% will deal with a form of Grave’s Disease. It is imperative to spread the awareness and extend the medical research of this disease. As I read through your website, I noticed that your organization shares the same passion for awareness within Grave’s Disease, that we do here, at Disease.com. Disease.com is a website which is dedicated to the preventions and treatments for all diseases. In order to spread the awareness of this disease, we ask if you could please list us as a resource or host our social book mark button; it would be much appreciated. We can not allow 3 out of 4 women to suffer, so lets spread the awareness. If you want more information on that please email me back with the subject line as your URL


  2. Posted by claudia on September 14, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    Hi my name claudia n i’ve been diagnose with hyperthyroidism since early may i been have taking propanalol for palpitation of my heart n propylthiouracil known as p-t -u.to bring down the high action of the thyroid three weeks ago I was sent by my doctor to get the treatment to burn it out feeling a little better since three weeks now but I still get the symptoms of anxiety n sometimes palpitation which is so frightening my doctor had put me back on the propanalol 2 weeks after treatment because i’ve experience another episode of palpitation a week after she told me to stop taking the pro but I read that u have to be wean off this med before stopping.i’m also going to change my doctor treats me like i’m being a bother to her when I complain about different symtoms,she also doesn’t counsel me going through this difficult field.


    • Posted by sbankova on September 15, 2011 at 8:46 pm

      Hi Claudia,

      yes, it’s better to change your doctor, if she doesn’t seem reliable..You need a doctor- partner to work with you, it’s not an easy thing to battle Graves’ disease, I know that. Palpitations are just a symptom of Graves’, that’s all, you can also take Lemon Balm tea or do breathing exercises- usually they help a lot.


  3. Posted by Tina on June 12, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Dear Svetla, I am so happy to see your blog and all the useful information you put in it. I have been suffering from Graves disease since I was 16 years old. I refused to take medication and lived with it fine. Deep down in me and my heart I always felt operation isn’t the solution and neither are the medications. After my second child I started seeing the endocrinologist again and met a wonderful person who’s helped me see inside myself and change my attitude and views. I’ve started meditation and decided to for once take my medication as told. So after 6months my blood test results came out great and the Doctor took me off medications. After 6months without medication my blood test results came out a little off so the doctor put me on medication again. We talked a bit about my options and I’ve told him clearly I will not get an operation. He talked to me about the RAD/RAI iodine treatment option (which I also refuse to do) of course first I will be on the medicine for a whole year and then we will see. Do you have any suggestions? what is your last name I am considering buying one of your books. One thing I know is I will cure this disease without an operation or iodine treatment. I would refuse the medication too but I thought to myself give it a shot and work on myself while I’m taking them. It might help my body to understand how it needs to function.


    • Posted by sbankova on June 12, 2013 at 4:13 pm

      Hi Tina,

      I am really glad to hear that you decided to put off RAI or thyroidectomy, both have numerous side effects which are for a life time. Reading your story I think that your endocrinologist was too quick to take you off the medications completely. He/she should’ve checked the thyroid antibodies which are the most important to achieve “euthyroid”condition, and they are the last to improve after all other thyroid test results become normal. Or, if this is not the case, stress could trigger the disease for the second time. In all cases, you made the right decision to stay on medication, which will buy you some time. I am sending you the link to all my books, feel free to check the articles on my website, they can give you a lot of information as well.



      All the best,


  4. Posted by Francine on June 27, 2013 at 1:09 am

    Hi Svetla,

    I’m 18 years old and was recently diagnosed with Grave’s disease. We are still trying to figure out the correct amount of medication for me to take- but as a result of the grave’s disease I now suffer from mild thyroid eye disease in one eye only.

    I have started taking selenium (I only started about 2 days ago) but I have really lost hope and am in an extremely negative place and am incredibly depressed because of my slightly bulging eye. Do you think that it will go back to normal if, as well as taking the selenium, I eat healthily, and do all of the recommended things to help with the eye?

    How long did it take you for your eyes to settle down?

    I would really love to hear from you.

    Thank you,


    • Posted by sbankova on June 27, 2013 at 8:21 am

      Hi Francine,

      there is a good chance your Thyroid eye disease to get better and your eyes to get to normal. My eye was severely protruded, it wasn’t mild. But have in mind that this will happen after your thyroid antibodies get within the normal ranges, and that may take some months. So, be patient, stay positive and don’t loose hope, things will get better for sure.



  5. Posted by andre on April 29, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Haven’t been tested but im pretty sure I, my twin and my dad have hyperthyroidism. My dad though went to a doctor and they used radioactive liquid he had to swallow to kill his lymph system.

    I had many issues but the main one was sweaty hands and feet constantly. Also I was very lethargic and had memory issues along with LOTS of anxiety and feeling like crap 95% of my life.

    I found out about cruciferous vegetables 4 days ago and immediately bought, cooked and ate them. The next morning my sweaty hands and feet were completely gone to my surprise.

    I’ts been 4 days now and Ive been sweaty hands and feet free and my life is definitely going to change. Ive been dealing with these symptoms since i was around 13 and I am 27.

    In the blog under the hyperthyroid diet section it says that diet alone wont cure it. That may be the case but for me it has drastically changed my life by just eating various cooked cruciferous plants on a daily basis!



    • Posted by sbankova on April 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm


      I am very glad to hear that cruciferous vegetables helped your symptoms! Diet has different effects on different people- for some, it may drastically change how they feel, for others may not be enough. Hope this is not your case!

      Keep us posted on your progress!
      Best regards,


  6. Hi Svetla, this is Valerie. We spoke several years ago. I have shared with you that I had written a book and thyroid affirmation cd. I was wondering if you’d be interested in taking a look at it, possibly endorsing it and maybe even helping me do something with it? I am a young woman looking to build my career as a writer. Would you consider helping me?

    Valerie Harper


    • Posted by sbankova on July 2, 2014 at 7:48 am

      Hi Valerie,

      good to hear from you again! And yes, of course, I would love to help you with whatever I can. I just finished my new book called “Mental, emotional and psychological aspects of thyroid disorders” and your success story is there too, I haven’t forgotten you!:). Please, send me an email to mythyroid@gravesdiseasecure.com so we can discuss some details.


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