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saw endo for severe brain fog memory problems and severe headaches he referred to neuro but suggested could be due to hashimotos. common? tsh t4 good

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: Read this excellent review: naturopathconnect.Com/articles/brain-fog-causes then read this one that specifically addresses thyroid and brain fog. www.ehow.com/facts_5612909_thyroid-brain-fog-symptoms.html thyroid brain fog is a characteristic symptom of low thyroid function, also know as hypothyroidism.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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