Thyroid Facts #2
- 12 % of all Americans will develop thyroid disease in their lifetime.
- 60% of Americans are living with some form of thyroid disease and do not know it.
- Females have a 5X-8X increased risk of getting thyroid diseases than men.
- Hypothyroidism low thyroid, is 5 X times more common than hyperthyroidism over-active thyroid.1 in 100 have overactive compared to 5 in a 100 with hypothyroidism.