Irregular Periods

Irregular periods means the days between two menstrual periods keep changing, heavy or light period than usual, or the duration of periods varies. Some of the common causes include placement of intrauterine device (IUD), using birth control pills, PCOS, stress, an overactive or underactive thyroid, and uterine fibroids.

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Can hypothyroidism result in depression and memory problems?

Query: Hi, I would like to ask something. I never heard of Hypothyroidism but I came across it when I was reading an article of what causes love handles. I don't want to self-diagnose but I've been experiencing its symptoms. I'm diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder with Psychotic Features. I've read t...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hi I think you have already done a lot of surfing and research by yourself. Regarding your doubt, yes, hypothyroidism and depression are interlinked. Depression is more common in people suffering from hypothyroidism. And your irregular menstrual cycles and pubertal developmental delays may also be...  Read Full »

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