Common Myths and Misinformation about Thyroid Disease
Thyroid problems are often seen worldwide.
In the United States alone, an estimated 20 million adults are living with some type of thyroid disease. The most common thyroid diseases are hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and Grave's disease, but the list goes on and on. These conditions can cause a variety of symptoms that make the diagnosis and treatment process a lot more difficult.
Perhaps that is why over the years, there have been so many myths and misunderstandings about the thyroid gland and common thyroid diseases that it seems almost impossible to separate the truth from the fiction.
In today's article, we will try to bring clarity to information about thyroid disease, by sharing some of the most common thyroid disease myths and misunderstandings.