of the thyroid gland
(underactive) that effects mostly female
include slow metabolism
, dry skin
, dry hair. It can be hereditary
. It may be caused by your body attacking your thyroid
), or it may be inexplicable
I finally went to the doctor and was diagnosed with it after a semester of truly excessive naps & other strange sleepiness. They subscribed synthroid, but as i didn't notice any changes after a couple of months (and I resented having to take drugs to be "normal"), I haven't taken it since.
I am now used to being sleepy. I hide it well.