Category Archives: The Thyroid Link

Hypothyroidism: Sleepy, Stressed, or Sick?

Why thyroid diseases are so common—and still so mysterious

leadWhen I first suspected I was suffering from hypothyroidism, I did what any anxious, Internet-connected person would do and Googled “dysfunctional thyroid symptoms,” and, in another tab, “hypothyroid thinning hair??” for good measure.

What came up sounded like someone describing me for an intimately detailed police sketch: Continue reading