Thyroid Problems Are Often Missed in Older Adults

Too little or too much thyroid hormone causes symptoms that can be mistaken for other health issues.

As many as 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association. Unfortunately, older adults experience fewer signs and symptoms of thyroid disease compared to younger people—moreover, other health problems that are common in seniors can mask any thyroid symptoms that do occur. These factors often delay thyroid disease […]

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