Hypothyroid Patient Checklist

Originally published on 15th November 2016 Last updated on 25th November 2019 On thyroid medication and still feel rubbish? Wondering if there’s anything else you should try or investigate to see if it would help… More

Gift Ideas for People With Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 21st November 2017 Last updated on 20th November 2019 Having a thyroid patient on your gift shopping list can seem daunting, especially if they follow specific diets or avoid certain chemicals, to… More

Being Hypothyroid with a Normal TSH

Originally published on 13th May 2016 Last updated on 20th November 2019 Have you been told that your TSH is ‘normal’, ‘fine’, ‘OK’,  or ‘in range’, yet still have thyroid symptoms? You may or may… More

Expecting My First Baby with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s

These past few months have been filled with excitement, anxiety and finally: relief, now I reach a time I can comfortably share this news with you all. My husband and I are expecting our first… More

That Embarrassing Topic: A Low Libido/Loss of Sex Drive with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 11th April 2017 Last updated on 20th September 2019 It shouldn’t be embarrassing to talk about, but it is to many people; The loss of your libido (sex drive) when you have… More

8 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 25th March 2016 Last updated on 20th September 2019 There are some things you just shouldn’t say to people with hypothyroidism.

Congenital Hypothyroidism

The term ‘congenital’ means that a condition is present at birth. Congenital hypothyroidism is therefore present in an infant from birth and it is usually diagnosed at birth, too. Congenital hypothyroidism can be hereditary and… More

“Just Keep Swimming” – Depression and Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 1st August 2016 Last updated on 22nd August 2019 TW: Mental Health, Depression, Suicidal Thoughts  The well-recognised phrase of “Just Keep Swimming” became really powerful to me as I struggled with hypothyroidism… More

You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty for Having Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 3rd June 2016 Last updated on 20th August 2019 Do ever feel guilty about the effects of having hypothyroidism? Such as when it causes you to cancel plans?

Is it PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) or Hypothyroidism?

Around 1 in 10 females of childbearing age have the condition known as PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). However, many of the signs and symptoms of PCOS are similar to hypothyroidism. Are some thyroid patients going… More

An Open Letter to Those Who Know Someone with Hypothyroidism

Originally published on 6th April 2016 Last updated on 23rd July 2019 Hello friend, family member, work colleague or doctor of someone who lives with an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism. You know someone very strong,… More