Depression And Thyroid

It is known that the thyroid gland produces hormones specific – thyrotropic hormone. These hormones, so to speak, responsible for almost all processes in the human body: for the production of red blood cells, the growth and development of the central nervous system, the formation of the genital organs and the production of sex hormones, protein synthesis, increased release body heat, the process of lipolysis, all processes associated with the formation and bone development, etc.

Not surprisingly, the observed effect of certain thyroid hormones and depressive state of a person. Moreover, the level produced by the thyroid gland Gomonov you can cause depression. Now the details.
Reducing the amount of hormones produced by the thyroid gland is called hypothyroidism. It leads to an increase in a person’s weight (a weight can not be removed with the help of diet and exercise), general weakness, fatigue, a depression, anxiety, low body temperature, the appearance of skin problems (which are also not addressed by traditional methods), pain in the muscles and joints, reducing the functionality of the memory.
Higher production gland hormones referred giperterioza. This disease is accompanied by weight loss, fever, sagging skin, increased blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmias, weakness, oppressed, fatigue, apathy, permanent arousal, impaired memory and reaction rate.
As you can see, almost 60% of the symptoms of thyroid level Gomonov are characteristic for depression. So one of the ways to diagnose depression is a blood test for thyroid stimulating hormone.