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How common is hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Fairly common

About 3% of the general population has hypothyroidism.
It is more common in women than in men, and can run in families.

In brief: Fairly common

About 3% of the general population has hypothyroidism.
It is more common in women than in men, and can run in families.
Dr. Susan Wingo
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Common

It seems to be becoming more common, and borderline hypothyroidism may possibly be found in up to 40 percent of the population, due to more metabolic poisons being found in the environment.

In brief: Common

It seems to be becoming more common, and borderline hypothyroidism may possibly be found in up to 40 percent of the population, due to more metabolic poisons being found in the environment.
Dr. Su Fairchild
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