“Tiredness, weight gain, aching muscles or joints, memory problems — how many people over age 65 don’t experience some of those?
“Are they actually due to thyroid disease or to something else?” Dr. Aron wondered. (He suggested a couple of alternative diagnoses: “Postmodern humanity. The current state of politics.”)”
This was the most prescribed drug in the U.S. in 2015. But does it actually work?