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Getting stress and mood swings. Relief after taking levothyroxine. Any suggestion?

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i use to have problems dealing with stressful situations and mood swings this seems to have stoped when i started taking thyroid medication levothyroxine 50mg daily is this possible ? is there any medical documentation on this ?
Posted Tue, 12 Mar 2013 in Anxiety and Stress
Answered by Dr. Sudhir 46 minutes later

These symptoms are pretty well known and documented medically in relation with thyroid function.Endocrine glands like thyroid surely play role in fright and fight that is stress situations.Hormones can also control your emotions or type of body's response to emotions.

So the thyroid medications are proving helpful in your case.

Hope this answers your question.Please ask if there are doubts.Regards.
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