Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month 2019

March is Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month, which is important and relevant to many with hypothyroidism, as 90% of the cases of hypothyroidism are caused by the autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. [1] 

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month 2018

Do you know if your hypothyroidism is autoimmune? It is said that 90% of the cases of hypothyroidism are caused by the autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. [1]

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month 2016

Most often referred to as ‘National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month’, focusing on just the US, I prefer to drop the ‘national’ and call it Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month, making it an international event.

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month – September 2021

Every year, September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month! This annual event was created to spread awareness of the symptoms and effects of thyroid cancer and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. There are a… More

International Women’s Day and How Thyroid Disease is a Feminist Issue

Originally published on 8th March 2018 
Last updated on 7th March 2021 The 8th March marks International Women’s Day, commemorating the movement for women’s rights. Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s affects a lot more women than men… More

The Thyroid Tests You Need Doing This Month

Originally published on 1st March 2020 Last updated on 1st March 2021 Many people living with hypothyroidism, also known as an underactive thyroid, are not receiving full thyroid testing and monitoring. Even though the full… More