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Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone to meet the body’s needs. Without enough thyroid hormone, many of the body’s functions slow down. About 5 percent of the U.S. population has hypothyroidism. Women are much more likely than men to develop hypothyroidism.
Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Surprises found In gene variation associated with schizophrenia

Surprises found In gene variation associated with schizophrenia

Thyroid disorders are often misdiagnosed

Thyroid disorders are often misdiagnosed