Depression has become the leading cause of disability worldwide.
One in four adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Many will walk into their doctor’s offices, describe their symptoms in about ten minutes, and walk out with a powerful psychiatric drug.
Did you know a slow thyroid (or hypothyroidism, a condition affecting 200 million people worldwide that typically goes undiagnosed for many years) can mimic the symptoms of depression?
After fatigue and weight issues, mood alterations such as depression, agitation, and anxiety are the most common symptoms in people diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (autoimmune version accounting for ~97% hypothyroid cases).