The epidemic no one talks about is diminished or faulty hormone production. If you’re a woman and you go to your doctor and tell him you have fatigue, brain fog, weight gain, loss of libido, or unexplained hair loss, more often than not he is going to tell you it’s normal aging. He might even give you an antidepressant, but it won’t help.
The problem is with your thyroid, however, most doctors will miss this, blaming your symptoms on “just getting older”. When a thyroid problem is diagnosed, your doctor will give you a prescription for synthetic hormones, which will slow your thyroid even more. No wonder we’re crabby!
Here’s a few tips to help your supressed thyroid:
If you have low thyroid hormone production, it could very well be due to this: