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Can I Get Disability Benefits for My Thyroid Disease?

Thyroid disease, specifically hypothyroidism, is a common occurrence and can be accompanied by multiple debilitating symptoms. In some cases, symptoms can be so severe that patients may be unable to accomplish their daily tasks or fulfill their duties at work …

10 Important Lessons I Learned on My Journey with Thyroid Disease

Guest Post from Paul Robinson Hi, my name is Paul Robinson, I live in the UK and I am a thyroid patient advocate. I have been doing this work for well over 10 years. As a preface to this blog …

How Soy Affects Thyroid Function

Soy is becoming an increasingly common inclusion in the American diet. Those that want to focus on reducing their intake of meat or animal-based products find soy to be an excellent alternative. This is because soy contains a high amount …

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?

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 …

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