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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 hypothyroid patients.  Continue reading “8 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone with Hypothyroidism”

The Thyroid Code’s Book Review of ‘You, Me and Hypothyroidism’

Zana Carver of The Thyroid Code kindly read and reviewed my new book: You, Me and Hypothyroidism: When Someone You Love Has Hypothyroidism Continue reading “The Thyroid Code’s Book Review of ‘You, Me and Hypothyroidism’”

My New Book: ‘You, Me and Hypothyroidism’ is Out!

My new book is officially released and available to the world!

You, Me and Hypothyroidism: When Someone You Love Has Hypothyroidism

You, Me and Hypothyroidism Book Cover

The Amazon Top 10 Bestseller and #1 New Release!

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18 Gift Ideas for Hypothyroid Patients

Originally published on 21st November 2017
Last updated on 18th September 2019

Having a hypothyroid patient on your gift shopping list can seem daunting, especially if they follow specific diets or avoid certain chemicals, to help manage their condition/s.

So here I am with a list of ideas for gift giving. I hope you find it useful!

(Pssst! If you’re a thyroid patient, you may want to pass this on to your friends and family!)

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Thyroid Cancer: Expectations vs. Reality

Our expectations of what it’s like to live with a thyroid condition verses the actual reality can be quite different. How many of us are told that treatment and management are straight forward, yet they turn out to be anything but?

Written by Nadha Hassen, Thyroid Cancer Survivor 

Thyroid Cancer: Expectations vs. Reality

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Incidentally, it is also the month when I had my total thyroidectomy five years ago. 

As I approach this milestone, I have reflected quite a bit on the difference between expectations and reality. My personal experience with thyroid cancer and the reality of it was very different from what I anticipated and from what I was led to expect.  Continue reading “Thyroid Cancer: Expectations vs. Reality”

Freedom From Thyroid Fatigue: Online Course

Over the years, I have received many requests from fellow thyroid patients to create a course or online programme for others to take in order to live well with thyroid disease.  And it’s finally here!

Partnering up with Nadha from Thyroid Transitions, we’ve created Thoughtful Thyroid, where online courses which educate you about your thyroid condition and everything you can do to live well day to day with it, will be hosted!

Thoughtful Thyroid

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Uninvisible Podcast

I was featured on episode 39 of the Uninvisible Pod podcast and the episode is now live.

Recorded back in May 2019, I speak about the build up to my eventual diagnosis of autoimmune hypothyroidism (Hashimoto’s), how I was so unwell that I was bed-bound and unable to work at one point and of course how I resolved this and got my health back to a good place. Continue reading “Uninvisible Podcast”

List of Thyroid (And Related) Events

Originally published on 7th October 2016
Last updated on 11th September 2019

The below dates and events are listed here for ease, so that we have all the relevant events to hand, in which we can raise awareness of thyroid disease and various related topics.

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World Suicide Prevention Day and Thyroid Disease

Originally published on 10th September 2018
Last updated on 10th September 2019

TW: Mental Health, Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

When I was in the first few months of my hypothyroidism diagnosis, I was suicidal. 

My quality of life was so poor at twenty-one years old, that I couldn’t bear the daily pain (mental and physical pain) that I woke up with every morning. I just wanted it to end. 

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