"Thyroid disease is more common than diabetes or heart disease."

~ American College of Endocrinology

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THYROID DISEASE IS KILLING US

More than 30,000,000 people in the US and 200 million worldwide have a Thyroid Disorder Most affected are women. Some estimates are over 50 million in US and over 200 million worldwide, and growing.

Estimates vary widely as most patients are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed because doctors don't know what they are looking for.

Thyroid disease is also an autoimmune disease. This means that over 27 million people have one or more of the over 105 known autoimmune diseases.

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Thyroid Statistics

Thyroid Disorder and Diseases (Graves and Hashimotos) are growing worldwide.

  • 27,000,000 people in the US and 200 million worldwide have a Thyroid Disorder…
  • …of these 27 million people about half are undiagnosed
  • 37,000 new cases of Graves’ Diseased are diagnosed each year in the US
  • 80% of all cases of Graves’ Disease are diagnosed in females
  • 20% of Thyroid Storm cases end in death
  • 80% of all Thyroid Disease cases are diagnosed as Hypothyroidism and 20% Hyperthyroidism
  • Females are 5 times more likely to develop a hypothyroid disease condition over males
  • 20% of people with Diabetes will experience an onset of a thyroid disorder
  • 50% of children with parents having a thyroid disorder may develop a thyroid disorder themselves by age 40

If you have symptoms, Hypothyroid or Hyperthyroid, find a trained practitioner and make an appointment soon.

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