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Hypothyroidism is further implicated in dementia risk

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   21 July 2022
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Takeaway

  • People aged 65 years and older were more likely to have a dementia diagnosis if they had a history of hypothyroidism, especially one requiring medication.

Why this matters

  • Findings may help inform prevention.

Key results

  • Dementia risk, adults with a history of hypothyroidism vs no thyroid disorders:
    • Aged 65...

          

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