Women are more at risk for thyroid disorders than men, and can develop them earlier in life. They are also at greater risk for thyroid problems during certain stages in life such as:2

During puberty and first menstruation

During pregnancy

Within the first six months after giving birth

During at menopause

Reference: 2. American Thyroid Association. ATA Hypothyroidism Booklet. Falls Church, VA 2003.

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