Hi, hypothyroidism runs in my family, and lately I've been
Patient :Hi, hypothyroidism runs in my family, and lately I've been wondering if I have it too. I'm only 20 years old, but I lose a lot hair after a shower, my menstrual cycle skipped a month (which hasn't happened in years), I've experienced some mood swings, and I feel as if I am gaining weight although my eating and activity habits have not changed significantly. I feel tired 90% of the time, even after a full nights rest. I am in college though, so I don't know how much is stress related. Should I be getting my thyroid checked?
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