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I am a 77 year old married woman with multiple problems. I

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Hi, I am a 77 year old married woman with multiple problems. I am a retired educator and very frustrated. After many tests last year I had a CT scan and was told I had a slight stroke. I have been on Aracept since last summer. I went to a hematologist for tests and was told by the receptionist on the phone when I called THEM that everything was fine. I still have really poor recall on many things and names of people I have known for years. I have very little energy and am super depressed and a problem for my husband. Pulmonary, gastro and heart checked out OK last year. What other specialists would be helpful for me? Thanks!!
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 8 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

You may have thyroid hormone deficiency.

Even menopause can cause such symptoms due to the estrogen deficiency.

Adrenal gland insufficiency is another possibility due to low cortisol level.

These tests should be ordered by an endocrinologist.

Please consult with an endocrinologist as next step.
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