Hypothyroidism is estimated to affect up to 8.5% of people from Western countries, and around 20 million Americans. What’s more worrying, however, is that up to 60% of people are undiagnosed, often because we don’t realise what the symptoms of an underactive thyroid are. Learn more here: http://www.dietvsdisease.org/13-signs-of-hypothyroidism/
Thyroid Cancer Awareness - There is no "good cancer" Poster design, Mary Anne Pennington, 2014 Sources: UCSF Medical Center, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, University of Maryland Medical Center
Suspecting an underactive thyroid? Check this list of 50+ low thyroid symptoms to see if you have hypothyroidism - can this be the reason you're not being able to lose weight (among other debilitating symptoms)?
Thyroid cancer may be diagnosed after a person goes to a doctor because of symptoms, or it might be found during a routine physical exam or other tests. If there is a reason to suspect you might have thyroid cancer, your doctor will use one or more tests to find out.
Current blood testing may not give an accurate indication of suboptimal thyroid function, and thyroid cancer screening may result in unnecessary treatment. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/05/31/screening-thyroid-drugs-often-fail-to-relieve-symptoms.aspx