Archives for December 2012

Psychiatric, Psychological & Emotional Aspects of Thyroid Disease

It’s Not all in your Head !

It’s a common scenario for hypothyroid patients, especially when you are undiagnosed due to your doctor’s over-reliance on a faulty TSH range, or treated with thyroxine T4-only medications: You go to the doctor; you complain about your depression, or your anxiety, or your emotional swings, or your inability to concentrate…and onto your doctor’s favorite antidepressant, anti-anxiety, lithium, or bi-polar med you go — beginning with the freebies on the shelf from is friendly and suited pharmaceutical rep. Sound familiar??

See Chapter 10 titled Join the YaYa Hypohood Psychiatrists Club in the revised STTM book for even more detail.

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