Originally published on 10th October 2016 Last updated on 21st May 2019
Travelling with a chronic illness can seem daunting. Especially if you also have specific dietary requirements and/or your medication isn’t conventional.
So I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learnt since having hypothyroidism and travelling around the world.
My trip to Vietnam really opened up my eyes to eating healthy yet hearty and fulfilling food. Here is a ‘fish hot pot’ that is naturally gluten and dairy-free, which my husband and I created when we got back home, after learning about Vietnamese and Asian cooking and taking a cooking class.
It’s got some heat, so you may want to reduce the amount of chilli to your own level.
I connected so quickly to host Jessie because so much of our experiences with Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism aligned. We talk about the overwhelm of online forums, diagnosis of Hashimoto’s, frustrations with testing and finding the right medical practitioner and how to move forward with hope of healing and recovering with thyroid disease.
She is also running a giveaway competition of my book. Enter here.
“To manipulate someone by psychological means into doubting their own sanity.”
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, UK Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 will take place from 13th to the 19th May 2019, with the theme for this year being ‘Body Image’, which looks at how we think and feel about our bodies.
(if you’re triggered by disordered eating discussions, you may wish to skip this blog)
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Here with her opinion on why it is an important supplement to consider, is Louise O’Connor AKA The Thyroid Naturopath.
As always, it is important that you keep your doctor updated on any supplements you plan to take or have started taking and speak to them before supplementing.
Written by Louise O’Connor, The Thyroid Naturopath
Talking about my background and own personal struggles with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s, why I began The Invisible Hypothyroidism and share my experiences, and how I became motivated to expand as a thyroid health advocate. I also share my personal story and the frustration I experienced during the years before my diagnosis.
Originally published on 7th April 2016 Last updated on 7th May 2019
As well as all the millions of people who are suspected to have thyroid problems worldwide (although as many as 60% aren’t aware they do), there are some people in the public eye who also have them.
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