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Discussion group for Hashimoto's Disease. As a relative new comer to Hashimoto's, looking for similar people with which to share the journey. Exploring natural remedies to enhance traditional medications.
Hypothyroidism can happen to anyone, but it's most common in women and people older than 50. “We do not fully understand the reason for women being more susceptible to developing hypothyroidism, but it is at least in part due to the fact that Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism — the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States — is an autoimmune disease,” says Jacqueline Jonklaas, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of medicine and endocrinology at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. “Autoimmune diseases are, in general, more common in women.”