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5 Things You Should NOT Say to a Thyroid Patient

Few people know what their thyroid does and even fewer people know about the conditions that can plague it. Unfortunately, this can result in a few well-intended, but off-putting comments to those with a thyroid condition. Whether you know very …

Who is Helping Raise Thyroid Awareness?

Thyroid disease is a major issue in the United States. It is estimated that over 12 percent of Americans will develop a thyroid condition at some point during their life. Worse still, it is believed that upwards of 60 percent …

Thyroid Awareness Month: What is it and Why is it Important?

The thyroid gland is a critical part of a person’s overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, many people – including doctors – are still greatly misinformed about proper testing, diagnosis, and treatment of thyroid disease. January, also deemed Thyroid Awareness Month, …

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Thyroid Patients (Video)

Some people view New Year’s resolutions as cliché, but it’s hard to deny that the start of a new year is the perfect time to decide what things we want to do or change before another year goes by. For …

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself (and Your Thyroid) During the Holidays

Many responsibilities such as work events, social gatherings, time with the family, travel, and shopping make demands on our time as we move through the holidays. Unfortunately, many people neglect or overlook the most important holiday obligation; self-care. Taking care …

The Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Thyroid Patients

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list during the holiday season can be a difficult task. However, shopping for the newly diagnosed or currently treated thyroid patient in your life poses an even greater challenge. Thyroid disease often …

Surviving the Holidays with Thyroid Disease

A Guest Post From The Invisible Hypothyroidism This time of year is known for being fun, enjoyable, a great opportunity to catch up with friends and family, and take a break from work. However, once I developed hypothyroidism, and during …

Can You Have Hashimoto’s Without Elevated Antibodies?

Autoimmune disorders are multi-faceted. As such, they can be exceptionally difficult to diagnose. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is one of many autoimmune conditions that poses its own set of challenges. As an autoimmune thyroid disorder, Hashimoto’s may be recognized in a variety …

“Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate” – A Review

Many are unaware of the powerful impact of the thyroid on numerous bodily functions and overall wellness. However, those who do recognize its importance have likely experienced dealing with significant, life-changing thyroid issues firsthand. Rachel Hill, thyroid advocate and author …

How Birth Control Affects Thyroid Function

The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck that influences nearly all bodily functions. Many factors are involved in proper thyroid activity and malfunction in one area can result in significant dysfunction. Hypothyroidism is a common thyroid disorder, …