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
Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and can help us to feel better and manage symptoms with a thyroid condition, but it’s important to get the balance right. So how do you… More
Originally published on 10th July 2018 Last updated on 14th April 2022 There are certain low vitamin and mineral levels that are common in existing alongside hypothyroidism, especially autoimmune hypothyroidism. It can be tied in… More
One of the most common questions I am asked is: What is The Best Diet for Hypothyroidism? Many people with hypothyroidism and often also Hashimoto’s are keen to know whether a change in their diet… More
Originally published on 31st March 2018 Last updated on 27th March 2022 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
You may notice that I occasionally use the term ‘chronic illness’ when I refer to my thyroid condition, autoimmune hypothyroidism. The term ‘chronic illness’ can sound dramatic to some people and I’ve often been asked… More
Originally published on 31st May 2017 Last updated on 3rd February 2022 As someone who was diagnosed with a ‘borderline underactive thyroid’, I always wince at the phrase.
Originally published on 17th March 2020 Last updated on 3rd February 2022 Many of us with health conditions such as hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid and/or Hashimoto’s, dream of becoming parents one day. I hear from… More