Everyone Over 35 Needs Thyroid Test, Group Says
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- New guidelines from a group of thyroid experts recommend that everyone be
screened for thyroid disease every five years, beginning at age 35.
- The symptoms of thyroid disease can be easily missed, but it is important
to treat, because it can lead to other health problems.
- An underactive thyroid can be treated with thyroid hormone; treatment for
overactive thyroid is more complex and varies according to the cause of the
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