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Support Thyroid Research by Sharing Your Hypothyroid Story

Hypothyroidism is a condition affecting many individuals. The American Thyroid Association estimates that nearly 20 million Americans have some degree of thyroid dysfunction and that over 12 percent of the Unites States population will develop a thyroid condition at some …

Glutathione and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Originally Posted April 2013Updated May 2019 Our bodies work very hard to maintain “immune tolerance.” Even as our immune cells are developing, they are learning how to differentiate between things that are part of our own body, like proteins, cells …

Easy and Inexpensive Ways for Thyroid Patients to Go Gluten-Free

Guest post from Mary Shomon For many hypothyroid patients, going gluten free is a smart dietary decision. Reducing — or better yet, altogether eliminating — gluten may help reduce inflammation, prevent digestive discomfort, and promote weight loss. Learn more about …

Thyroid Disease on Social Media

Social media has become a significant part of life for many people. Beyond connecting and reconnecting with family and friends, social media can be used to help you learn more about thyroid disease, spread awareness, and find support. Thyroid Pages …

3 Ways Thyroid Disease Affects Women’s Health

Originally Posted May 2017Updated May 2019 The month of May contains both Mother’s Day and Women’s Health Week, both of which give us the opportunity to examine the influence of a frequently overlooked component of women’s health; the thyroid. This …

20 Signs That You Need a New Thyroid Doctor

Guest Post from Mary Shomon Locating an effective and knowledgeable thyroid doctor can seem like an unending quest. Many practitioners have a severe lack of understanding regarding thyroid health and proper treatment of it. Many times we stick with a …

Thyroid Nodules: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More!

The thyroid is a powerful gland found at the base of the neck. It has notable influence over bodily function through the production and regulation of various thyroid hormones. Although typically not a cause for serious concern, thyroid nodules, growths …

Interview: Lauren Freedman, Uninvisible

We recently sat down with Lauren Freedman, the host of a new podcast, Uninvisible. If you haven’t listened to it yet, you should! Uninvisible is a podcast about invisible illnesses where Lauren interviews survivors, their loved ones, advocates, and experts. …

Tips for Remembering Your Thyroid Medication and Supplements

Does Thyroid Disease Impact Oral Health?

Several important societal and visual elements rely on your mouth’s overall appearance and function. Therefore, maintaining good oral health is important. Many are not aware that the thyroid has a large degree of influence regarding oral wellness and function. Furthermore, …

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