A 55-year-old man presented with almost one year history of heat intolerance, mild palpitation and significant weight loss. Free T3 and T4 were elevated with normal TSH. Patient had suboptimal response to carbimazole therapy.
Loneliness can go beyond a sense of social isolation to cause real physical illness. A new study showed loneliness is linked to increased brain inflammation and higher risk of chronic disease and mortality in older adults.