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Comment from: lilnikki, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: December 28

The problem I'm having is finding someone to listen to me about my symptoms. They just want to say I'm suffering depression but I have all the symptoms of thyroid disorder my hair has always been really thick it has been coming out really bad I have aches and pains that are unexplainable I have very bad night sweats I constantly keep a headache I've gained 20lbs even though I workout but the first thing I'm told is it's depression because I was recently laid-off and I have had issues with anemia so that must be the cause of my problems I need someone to listen.

Comment from: Chris, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: December 17

I have COPD which hinders my breathing. Now I have been diagnosed with thyroid problems, plus I have a goiter also. When I was 34 I had this problem and had the goiter taken out because it was lying on my windpipe and cutting off my breath. I now have the same systems but they think it is all because of the COPD. I am very concerned about this, but the doctors don't seem to hear me when I complain. I am being treated for both.

Comment from: sailor, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: October 27

I am a male age 41. I served 2 tours in Iraq I returned home with injuries. I have always been tired and depressed. I found out I was born with less then half of a thyroid after they treated me for another injury. I have suffered and now I'm told this was the cause of the mental depression I battled all my life and the reason for all of those tired and low energy days. I have always been sad since I can remember someone please explain how this could happen.

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