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 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
Originally published on 16th November 2018 Last updated on 11th April 2021 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
Experiencing constipation with hypothyroidism is incredibly common, yet many of us are too embarrassed to talk about it and ask if it is ‘normal’. Although it is a common symptom and many thyroid patients still… More