Untreated ‘Borderline Hypothyroidism’ Leaves Many Thyroid Patients Unwell

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.

11 Things I Did to Optimise Conceiving With Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism

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

13 Things I Did to Have a Healthy Pregnancy With Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 11th August 2020 Last updated on 3rd February 2022 Many people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s worry about getting through a healthy pregnancy with their thyroid condition. I am often asked what I did… More

What Does Borderline/Subclinical Hypothyroid Mean?

Originally published on 9th July 2016 Last updated on 3rd February 2022 I wince at the term ‘borderline hypothyroid’ or ‘subclinical hypothyroidism’. This term leaves many people undiagnosed and ill. Many just get worse and… More

Expecting My Second Child, with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s

The past few months have been both exciting but hard at the same time… I am expecting my second son but this pregnancy has not been as straightforward as the first. With a non-thyroid related… More

Is Anyone Actually Well With Hypothyroidism?

When you read endless posts on websites, blogs, social media accounts, online support groups and forums, all detailing how so many people with hypothyroidism are struggling with their health, it can be easy to quickly… More

Pregnancy and Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 26th June 2016 Last updated on 10th October 2021 See Also: Preparing for Pregnancy Blood Test I’m going to cover how hypothyroidism can develop during or after pregnancy, what to do if… More

Feeling Guilt and Shame for Not Wanting Sex With Hypothyroidism

Although losing your desire for sex (libido) is a common symptom of hypothyroidism in both men and women, it is often an embarrassing topic to talk about and as a result, many do not. Sex… More

Book Review: Tired Thyroid: From Hyper To Hypo To Healing – Breaking The TSH Rule by Barbara S. Lougheed

Tired Thyroid: From Hyper To Hypo To Healing – Breaking The TSH Rule by thyroid patient advocate Barbara S. Lougheed is a comprehensive and thorough read. This book combines Barbara’s personal story of issues with… 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