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Hypothyroidism in Women Podcast

Undiagnosed hypothyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, is blamed for a number of symptoms in women, including sensitivity to cold, depression, forgetfulness, and weight gain. Dr. Jorge Kohatsu, a board certified family medicine specialist on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, discusses the symptoms, causes and possible treatment options for hypothyroidism, a condition that affects mostly women, especially those over 50. For more information on hypothyroidism or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kohatsu, call the Iowa Health Clinic at (337) 582-7632.