“Of all the sly, subtle problems that can affect physical or mental health, none is more common than thyroid gland disturbance. And none is more readily and inexpensively corrected. Yet none is more often untreated and even unsuspected…
One of the most common symptoms is fatigue. It can vary from relatively mild to severe. It may come on so slowly that a victim, feeling no sudden or precipitous decline in energy level, may come to accept fatigability as--for him--a virtually normal state.
I have seen many children who suffered from repeated colds followed by complications such as tonsillitis, sinusitis, ear and mastoid infections, who needed repeated antibiotic treatment and went right on getting new infections until their hypothyroidism was treated”.
Dr. Broda Barnes, Hypothyroidism: The Unsuspected Illness