How is this normal? Diagnosed with hypothyroidism at age five

How is this normal? Diagnosed with hypothyroidism at age five

I hear from parents of children struggling with symptoms that look a lot like hypothyroidism and they wonder, “Does my child have hypothyroidism?” I also hear from parents of children already diagnosed with hypothyroidism trying to determine if their child’s seemingly unrelated symptoms could actually be a red flag that their hypothyroidism is not being well treated. Hypothyroidism is wrongly assumed to be an illness only found in “older” women. This is far from the case. I hear from women of all ages, men, as well as parents of children and adolescents with hypothyroidism every single day.
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Undiagnosed Hypothyroidism Was Responsible For My Son’s Missed Adolescence

Undiagnosed Hypothyroidism Was Responsible For My Son’s Missed Adolescence

This is a gripping story about a boy with undiagnosed hypothyroidism

and a mother who set out on a mission to get back her son’s health. [Read more…]