What is Hypothyroidism?

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

Is it PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) or Hypothyroidism?

Around 1 in 10 females of childbearing age have the condition known as PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). However, many of the signs and symptoms of PCOS are similar to hypothyroidism. Are some thyroid patients going… More

An Open Letter to Those Who Know Someone with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 6th April 2016 Last updated on 23rd July 2019 Hello friend, family member, work colleague or doctor of someone who lives with an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism. You know someone very strong,… More

Hypothyroidism; an Invisible Illness

Originally published on 21st March 2016 Last updated on 22nd July 2019 Hypothyroidism, also called an underactive thyroid, is generally seen as an invisible illness. It often isn’t taken seriously. Why is it so hard to see… More

The Difficulties of Working with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 27th July 2016 Last updated on 18th July 2019 A part of having a thyroid condition (such as Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism) that is often overlooked, is the way that it can affect… More

That Embarrassing Topic: A Low Libido/Loss of Sex Drive with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 11th April 2017 Last updated on 15th July 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

Thyroid Patients Explain How Hypothyroidism Has Affected Their Relationships

A part of having hypothyroidism that we perhaps don’t speak about enough is how it can affect our relationships.  I don’t doubt that hypothyroidism has at the very least contributed to a relationship or marriage… More