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

An Open Letter to Fathers with Hypothyroidism on Father’s Day

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

Book Review: Living Well With Hypothyroidism by Mary J. Shomon

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

Oestrogen Dominance and Hypothyroidism

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

Foot Pain and Hypothyroidism

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

Tests You Need and Optimal Levels as a Hypothyroid Patient

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