About Kelly Brogan

KELLY BROGAN, MD, is a holistic psychiatrist, author of the New York Times Bestselling book, A Mind of Your Own, Own Your Self, the children’s book, A Time For Rain, and co-editor of the landmark textbook Integrative Therapies for Depression.

  • I screen for thyroid autoantibodies in every patient because misfiring of the immune system has consequences for wellness and particularly for mood and anxiety.
  • Ask your doctor to screen you for baseline antibodies before pregnancy, in the third trimester, and postpartum to assess for this underlying contributor to mood problems. Read my thyroid post for tips!

Read the abstract on how thyroid autoantibodies affect postpartum mood.