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A 92-year-old member asked:

70yo active male, nl thyroid levels on thyroxin. over past yr had weight gain, depression and fatigue. related to that or aging?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Depression can be: Related to any number of factors. First, talk with your family doctor about your symptoms so that he can rule out other underlying medical issues such as a sleep disorder. If medically cleared, why not make an appointment with a geriatric psychiatrist? You have nothing to loose and potentially a lot to gain.
Last updated May 7, 2016


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