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Thyroid Hormone Decreased Incidence

Facts about hypothyroidism:

  • The onset of hypothyroidism tends to occur in middle age.
  • About 1 out of 500 people in the US have hypothyroidism.
  • Hypothyroidism is more common in women than men.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Thyroid Hormone Decreased References
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