https://www.thyroid.org/thyroid-disease-older-patient/

A 72 year old woman with “fluttering of the heart” and vague chest discomfort on climbing stairs ... While some of the symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are similar to ... An isolated low TSH is particularly common in older patients. ... Hypothyroidism is very common in patients over 60 years of age and steadily ...

https://www.medicinenet.com/thyroid_and_aging_-_the_golden_years/views.htm

Jun 13, 2018 ... An estimated 20% of women over the age of 60 have some form of thyroid disease. The symptoms of thyroid disease vary according to whether ...

http://www.btf-thyroid.org/information/articles/362-older-patients-and-thyroid-disease

How common are thyroid disorders in older people and how do symptoms differ ... Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid condition in patients over 60 years ... while 16% of men and 21% of women age 75 and older had increased TSH levels. ... hair, constipation, weight gain, low mood, tiredness) decreases with age .

https://www.comfortkeepers.com/home/info-center/senior-health-wellbeing/thyroid-disease-and-seniors

Feb 25, 2014 ... Symptoms of hypothyroidism vary, depending on how low thyroid ... o You are a female over the age of 50 (more women suffer hypothyroidism ...

https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/thyroid-diseases/57497-hypothyroid-older-you-may-not-need-treatment

May 9, 2017 ... If you've been diagnosed with mildly low thyroid function and you're an older adult, you may not get symptom relief from the commonly ... However, a new study that evaluated more than 700 adults, all over age 65 (and on ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3340110/

Apr 3, 2012 ... Thyroid-associated symptoms are very similar to symptoms of the aging ... Furthermore, this rise in TSH with age among women was virtually abolished ... of elderly subjects (>60 years) and found a 4.4% prevalence of thyroid ... Of those with clearly elevated serum TSH levels, only 39% had low serum T4 ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5509968/

Jun 30, 2017 ... Thyroid nodules and cancer often affect women over 50 years old; the .... The typical symptoms of overt hypothyroidism (serum TSH elevated; freeT4 .... to normal in 76% of people aged ≥ 60 years with low but detectable TSH ...

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20350284

Dec 4, 2018 ... Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid ... Over time, untreated hypothyroidism can cause a number of health problems, such .... Are a woman; Are older than 60; Have a family history of thyroid ...

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/the-lowdown-on-thyroid-slowdown

Mar 19, 2019 ... Low thyroid hormone production, or hypothyroidism, can bring on a range ... Some people over age 60 have few, if any, classic hypothyroidism symptoms, while ... Hypothyroidism can cause a host of health problems. ... hypothyroidism symptoms come on abruptly over the course of a few weeks or months.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/youre-never-too-old-to-have-an-underactive-thyroid

While typical of an underactive thyroid, all those symptoms could be easily attributed to other medical problems. And in people over 60, symptoms of ...