Hypothyroidism, depression and anxiety
Depression and anxiety are more common in people with hypothyroidism. Is this merely coincidental? What are the possible reasons for this? When I say hypothyroidism, I am talking about the commonest type, which is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.
Do people with hypothyroidism and mood issues need different treatment? Do they feel better at a different TSH level? More importantly, is there a personal “Thyroid Set Point”? Does the presence of thyroid antibodies decide how you feel?
In this article I will answer these questions.[Read more…]