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.
Originally published on 16th June 2019 Last updated on 19th June 2021 To the dad with hypothyroidism on Father’s Day, I know you feel tired, at times frustrated and strained. Work can be harder to… More
Mary Shomon has been a well-recognised thyroid patient advocate for over twenty years. Living Well With Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You… That You Need to Know is one of the most popular ‘thyroid… More
Originally published on 31st March 2018 Last updated on 9th May 2021 To the mother with hypothyroidism this Mother’s Day, I know at times you feel tired, achy, frustrated and strained. You push yourself each… More
Originally published on 5th June 2018 Last updated on 8th May 2021 I hear from many thyroid patients who also experience migraines. Some frequent, some every now and then. But what’s the link?
Originally published on 14th November 2017 Last updated on 8th May 2021 As well as thyroid hormones, many other hormones are also part of the endocrine system, which all work in a delicate balance with… More
I was taken aback by a comment on my Facebook page today saying: “How about sharing some stories of healing and hope? Your Facebook page is super informative and helpful, but sometimes all I see… More
Before my hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s were well treated, I would frequently wake up with foot pain in the mornings. Although they visibly looked normal, it would feel as if I was walking on broken glass,… More
Originally published on 11th March 2016 Last updated on 18th April 2021 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