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

To the dad with hypothyroidism on Father’s Day, I know you feel tired, at times frustrated and strained. Work can be harder to get through these days as your mind isn’t as sharp and you… More

‘The Flare Up’, a Poem by Rachel, The Invisible Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 19th October 2018 Last updated on 13th June 2019 This is just something I quickly wrote as I struggled with my latest flare up of Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism, adrenal fatigue and everything else. … More

The Issue of Fertility with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 25th Apri1 2017 Last updated on 29th May 2019 Thyroid function and fertility are closely linked. Abnormal thyroid levels can lead to miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, anaemia, stillbirth and the baby developing congenital hypothyroidism… More

Pregnancy and Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 26th June 2016 Last updated on 29th May 2019 I’m going to cover how hypothyroidism can develop during or after pregnancy, what to do if you’re a thyroid patient who falls pregnant,… More