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How to Support a Thyroid Patient

Thyroid conditions can be challenging, confusing, frustrating, and perhaps worst of all, lonely. Without support from others, living with a disorder can be incredibly difficult.

In order to support and empathize with a family member or friend dealing with thyroid disease, you’ll want to learn as much as you can about their condition. We’ve compiled a few helpful articles to get you started!

complete thyroid overview
This comprehensive overview of the thyroid gland will help answer many of the questions you have.
Hashimoto’s - Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
Many patients with thyroid dysfunction actually suffer from an autoimmune disease known as Hashimoto’s. This article will help you learn everything you need to know about the condition.
The Worst Thyroid Disease Symptoms
There are over 300 symptoms associated with thyroid dysfunction. This article lists a number of symptoms that actual thyroid patients said were the worst.
Debunking Nine Common Thyroid Myths
There is a lot of misinformation surrounding thyroid disease. This article debunks nine common thyroid myths.
How Long Does It Take to Feel Better on Thyroid Medication?
Even if an individual is taking medication they may not be feeling better. This article helps answer the question of how long it will take to see improvement.
5 Things You Should NOT Say to a Thyroid Patient
Even if spoken with good intentions, these things should never be said to a thyroid patient.
Can I Get Disability Benefits for My Thyroid Disease?
Depending on the severity of their condition, your family member or friend may qualify for disability benefits. This article outlines the process.
Best Thyroid Blogs
If you’re looking for other thyroid blogs to read and learn from, here are our top 7 choices.

For even more information on thyroid disease, check out our blog!

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