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My Wife Has Changed Her Character

My wife was diagnosed as suffering hyperthyroidism caused by graves 2 months ago.We have just moved to a new house picked by my wife.After only a week she said our marriage was not working and wants a devorce.She moved to a small terraced house within the next 7 days.We had not had a row and there is no one else involved as we just do not go out seperate. What I cant understand is why she is doing everything out of character.She love our kids and normally had a lot of time for them and her dog but since being diagnosed of hyperthyroidism she now has no time for them or her dog .She has gone like a hermit and is happy to stay in here house 24/7.She also blames me for all that went wrong in our lives.

Can somebody explain why my wife have changed so much since the diagnoses and will she change back before the devoce actually goes through.

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replied October 27th, 2005
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My doctor told me that depression can be a result of thyroidism (but mine is hypo). She should probably see a therapist or psychiatrist if she's acting strange all of a sudden. The part I can't help you with is how you'll get her there. I have no clue. But the sooner the better, because this sounds to be escalating.
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replied May 29th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
There are two reasons for it.
(1) There is usually associated depression.
(2) menstrual irregularities
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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