Hypothyroidism is one of the most prevalent diseases in America. It is estimated that between 5-25% of the population has a diagnosis of hypothyroidism, and the level of undiagnosed individuals is likely significantly higher. Levothyroxine, the synthetic thyroid medication used to treat hypothyroidism, is currently the #2 most commonly prescribed drug in the US (1).
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