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I am a 46 year old female.I am suffering from severe flu-type

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I am a 46 year old female.I am suffering from severe flu-type muscle aches, especially in my back, neck, calves and shoulders. It gets worse after exercising. I have great trouble losing weight. I also suffer from tiredness and after 2 pm I am exhausted. I also suffer from hair loss and I am very forgetful.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 5 years ago.
dear customer,

how long are the symptoms?
did you consult a doctor yet?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

About 4 years now

Yes

Expert:  Dr. RK replied 5 years ago.
dear customer,

The symptoms of muscle ache, hair loss, forgetfulness, weight gain might be due to hypothyroidism.

You should get your thyroid profile checked after consulting doctor/endocrinologist to know the associated abnormality.The thyroid medications may need to be started if it is due to hypothyroidism.

Here is the link for more information

symptoms and treatment of hypothyroidism


Let me know if you have any doubt.


thank you
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