I’ve been very open about my battles with taming acne, over the past couple of years. As a teenager, I didn’t have more pimples than my friends as such, and as a young adult, although I would get a few pimples, it was never an alarming amount. It wasn’t until I decided to come off the combined contraceptive pill in December 2015 after being diagnosed with an underactive thyroid and Hashimoto’s, that my skin started to go crazy.
Unearthing a sex hormone imbalance, a leaky gut and developing gluten sensitivity, I was able to slowly piece together the puzzle in why my skin had broken out so badly.
Continue reading “Is Your Thyroid Behind Your Acne?”
The last month has already seen some more change in my health that I wanted to get a blog in about.
Continue reading “General Update #21”
As well as thyroid hormones, many other hormones are also part of the endocrine system, which all work in a delicate balance with one another. They regulate body temperature, metabolism, energy and reproduction and many thyroid patients are learning that they actually have more at play than just thyroid issues. They also have something called Oestrogen Dominance.
Continue reading “Oestrogen Dominance and Hypothyroidism”
It’s been almost three months since my last general update but it feels like just a month in my time. It’s been a very up and down time indeed.
Continue reading “General Update #19”
I’ve been avoiding writing this blog entry for a while because I don’t like admitting defeat or feeling like I’ve failed. And I do feel like I’ve failed today.
It’s been over two months since I did a general update on my health and to be honest, it’s long overdue. Continue reading “General Update #18”
So, I haven’t been all that well recently. Continue reading “General Update #16”
It’s now been six full months since I decided to go gluten free again and my skin/acne has recovered so well.
Continue reading “General Update #15”
It’s now been four and a half months since I decided to go gluten free again and my skin is only improving. Continue reading “General Update #13”
I’m now two and a half months in to being gluten free (again!) and after a few requests, thought I’d do an update on how I’m doing. Continue reading “General Update #12”
On thyroid medication and still feel rubbish? Wondering if there’s anything else you should try/investigate to see if it would help how you feel?
For many of us, it’s like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle. These could be the other pieces to yours.
Continue reading “Hypothyroid Patient Checklist”