Depression or Hashimoto’s Disease? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the thyroid, causing low-thyroid function. The condition for an under-producing thyroid is called hypothyroidism. The symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease can mimic that of depression. According to the Mayo Clinic, Hashimoto’s does not display obvious symptoms, except for maybe some swelling in the front of the neck. Hashimoto’s …