There are certain low vitamin levels that are common in existing alongside hypothyroidism, especially autoimmune hypothyroidism, as it can be tied in to gut health and how well you absorb certain vitamins and nutrients. Problems with intestinal permeability can lead to numerous deficiencies.
Below are the most common vitamin deficiencies that I suggest you check out if you’re still feeling unwell. You can also find a list of recommended supplements here, but please do not supplement unless you’ve confirmed low/deficient levels. Continue reading “The Most Common Low Vitamin Levels with Hypothyroidism”
After getting married in Greece in May, I went to Asia for two weeks for my honeymoon. I wanted to blog about how I did managing my health in Vietnam and Thailand.
This is a guest post, written by thyroid patient Hedi. Hedi promotes body positivity and, like myself, feels that this is incredibly important to share among fellow hypothyroid patients struggling with changes to their weight.
Written by Hedi, Thyroid Patient.
You may have read my blog a couple of weeks ago about how I recently got married and I did this abroad in sunny Greece. We spent a week there, tying the knot towards the end of our trip and I wanted to cover how I coped managing my health on holiday, in a foreign country, with glutenous food and more.
This is something I have to remind myself of from time to time. Continue reading “You Are Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea”
Hypothyroidism. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Anxiety Disorder. Adrenal Fatigue. Depression. All conditions I currently have or, in the case of depression, have had at previous times in my life (depression comes in and out of my life as it pleases).
People tell me however, not to let these conditions, physical and mental, define me.
But why? They do define part of who I am and what my life has become and I’m OK with that.
I hear from many underactive thyroid/hypothyroidism/Hashimoto’s patients who also experience migraines. Some frequent, some every now and then.
But what’s the link?
I have a more personal blog for you this week, which, for those of you who have followed me for a while, know I like to include as well as my more informational blogs and articles.
This one isn’t about me and my personal thyroid struggles though. This one is about Adam, my now husband. Continue reading “I Got Married”
Every year, the 25th May is recognised as World Thyroid Day. An international day for people to become more aware of what the thyroid gland is and why it’s so important.
It’s also a day to raise awareness of the conditions associated with it, such as hypothyroidism.