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Depression, Anxiety and the Connection to Thyroid Disease

Information on depression, anxiety and the link to thyroid disease. In addition, information on depression as a sign of undertreated thyroid disease, and antidepressant, herbal and other alternative treatments for depression.

Thyroid Mind Power
A Q&A with Richard Shames, MD and Karilee Shames, PhD, RN, authors of Thyroid Mind Power: The Proven Cure for Hormone-Related Depression, Anxiety, and Memory Loss. The authors, thyroid experts and advocates, are also authors of the books Thyroid Power and Fat, Fuzzy and Frazzled, and have practiced hormonal medicine for more than 30 years.

National Depression Screening Day: Thursday October 6, 2005
Thursday October 6, 2005 is National Depression Screening Day. It's important for thyroid patients with any symptoms to be evaluated for possible depression, as it's more common in thyroid patients than in the general public.

Thyroid Mind Power
Thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon reviews the book Thyroid Mind Power: The Proven Cure for Hormone-Related Depression, Anxiety, and Memory Loss, written by Richard Shames, MD, Karilee Shames PhD, RN, and Georjana Shames, LAc.

Are You Depressed? Take Our Depression Quiz
Even after thyroid diagnosis and treatment, depression can sometimes continue, an unwanted side effect of coping with long-term chronic illness like thyroid disease. Take our Depression Quiz to see if you have symptoms of clinical depression, and find out more about the thyroid/depression connection.

Interview: Alan Cohen, MD on Depression & Thyroid Disease
Alan Cohen, M.D. talks about the relationship between depression and hypothyroidism, the need for T3, treatment for hypothyroid patients with depression, and more.

Depression and Thyroid Disease
A look at the relationship between depression and thyroid disease, and conventional and alternative treatments to help.

Treatment of Anergic Depression in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
Article by Alan Cohen, M.D. from the journal Depression, on depression associated with hypothyroidism that is resistant to treatment.

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