3 doctors weighed in:

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

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors