A Thyroid Family

We Are a Thyroid Family
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I don’t want anyone to feel like they have to walk on eggshells around here.

If you’re struggling with hypothyroidism, that’s OK.

No fake smiles or pretending. Sure, you may want to try to be upbeat, but don’t feel like you have to mask how you’re really feeling.

You don’t have to share every detail of how thyroid issues affect your life, but if it helps you to do so, please do.

If your day sucks, we want to hear why and all about what happened, so we can share the burden.

We want to share when you’re happy, sad, frustrated and angry – so feel safe here to be in your own skin.

Let us unite and support each other.

Let’s cry together, but also celebrate success together.

We’ll help lift each other up to better days and be there on the not-so-good days.

We are a thyroid family.

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About Author

Rachel Hill is the highly ranked and multi-award winning thyroid patient advocate, writer, speaker and author behind The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Her thyroid advocacy work includes writing articles, authoring books, producing her Thyroid Family email newsletters and speaking on podcasts and at events about the many aspects thyroid disease affects and how to overcome these. She is well-recognised as a crucial and influential contributor to the thyroid community and has a large social media presence. Her bestselling books include "Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate" and "You, Me and Hypothyroidism".


  • Debra Stoddard
    January 22, 2019 at 1:56 am

    I am in the very early stages of even getting a diagnosis. This has been going on for several months and most recently the bone chilling chills began and last for awhile along with the tingling of hands and feet. Is there a mineral or a food group that would help with this? Or will it be a medication? Also, how does one discover doctors who are functioning docs?

    Thanks in advance.

    • Rachel Hill
      January 22, 2019 at 1:27 pm

      Hi Debra, you can google ‘Functional Doctors’ followed by your city or town to locate some nearest to you, and then email them for more information. Some may also offer long distance options such as using Skype or telephone.


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