Originally published on 5th March 2016 Last updated on 15th April 2019 Hypothyroidism, also called an underactive thyroid or thyroid disease, is a condition where the thyroid gland does not create enough thyroid hormone/s. The five… More
Hypopituitarism is a condition in which the pituitary gland does not produce one or more of its hormones or not enough of them.
Many symptoms of hypothyroidism mimic the process of getting older. So could older members of our population be going undiagnosed with hypothyroidism due to signs and symptoms being put down to their age?
Originally published on 16th November 2018 Last updated on 14th January 2020 In the Facebook support group I created for thyroid patients, the question of whether we can claim financial support or government/state benefits crops… More
Originally published on 20th November 2018 Last updated on 7th January 2020 Thinning eyebrows, especially of the outer third which is commonly seen in thyroid patients, can be frustrating and distressing. Many people take to… More
Originally published on 6th December 2016 Last updated on 7th January 2020 Losing your hair can be very upsetting. It’s not just down to vanity, it also contributes to your identity and is yet another… More
Going through a pregnancy with Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism and being on unconventional medication for this (NDT – Armour) definitely presented some extra questions and challenges. I was very anxious about the prospect of a pregnancy… More
Originally published on 9th May 2017 Last updated on 5th December 2019 The topic of whether hypothyroidism can be ‘cured’ comes up a lot. Can Hypothyroidism Be Cured?
Originally published on 11th March 2016 Last updated on 2nd December 2019 As a thyroid patient, the below blood tests are recommended to get the full picture of what’s going on. If you still have symptoms,… More
This time of year is known for being fun, enjoyable, a great opportunity to catch up with friends and family and take a break from work. However, once I developed autoimmune hypothyroidism, and during the… More
Originally published on 15th November 2016 Last updated on 25th November 2019 On thyroid medication and still feel rubbish? Wondering if there’s anything else you should try or investigate to see if it would help… More
For the last two Christmases, I have given away some goodies in a giveaway competition, so I thought ‘Why not do it again this year’?!
Originally published on 21st November 2017 Last updated on 20th November 2019 Having a thyroid patient on your gift shopping list can seem daunting, especially if they follow specific diets or avoid certain chemicals, to… More
Originally published on 13th May 2016 Last updated on 20th November 2019 Have you been told that your TSH is ‘normal’, ‘fine’, ‘OK’, or ‘in range’, yet still have thyroid symptoms? You may or may… More
These past few months have been filled with excitement, anxiety and finally: relief, now I reach a time I can comfortably share this news with you all. My husband and I are expecting our first… More
Caz over at Invisibly Me very kindly read and reviewed my latest book You, Me and Hypothyroidism: When Someone You Love Has Hypothyroidism.
The National Academy of Hypothyroidism kindly read and reviewed my new book You, Me and Hypothyroidism: When Someone You Love Has Hypothyroidism, ahead of its release last week.
Originally published on 11th April 2017 Last updated on 20th September 2019 It shouldn’t be embarrassing to talk about, but it is to many people; The loss of your libido (sex drive) when you have… More
Originally published on 25th March 2016 Last updated on 20th September 2019 The other week, I did a post about things you shouldn’t say to someone with hypothyroidism.
Originally published on 25th March 2016 Last updated on 20th September 2019 There are some things you just shouldn’t say to people with hypothyroidism.