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Could I have developed hypothyroidism (5.69) from skipping meals over the years? I am 34 years old. How does hypothyroidism develop?

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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No

Most cases of hypothyroidism are unknown to why they happen.
It is most likely an immune problem if thyroid antibodies turn up positive on testing.

In brief: No

Most cases of hypothyroidism are unknown to why they happen.
It is most likely an immune problem if thyroid antibodies turn up positive on testing.
Dr. Victor Beshay
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