Anxiety? Panic Attacks? Depression? Mood Swings? The Thyroid Roller Coaster Ride

Thyroid Roller Coaster Ride

Do you ever feel like you’re on a mood roller coaster ride?
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Undiagnosed Hypothyroidism Was Responsible For My Son’s Missed Adolescence

Undiagnosed Hypothyroidism Was Responsible For My Son’s Missed Adolescence

This is a gripping story about a boy with undiagnosed hypothyroidism

and a mother who set out on a mission to get back her son’s health. [Read more...]

Infertility, Miscarriage, and Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Infertility, Miscarriage, and Subclinical Hypothyroidism

I wish more than anything I had found a good thyroid doctor before I miscarried my baby unnecessarily to hypothyroidism. My child may be alive today.

I hope this article by New York City reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Hugh Melnick finds all the women struggling with infertility and miscarriage. [Read more...]

Hypothyroid Dads? Advice for Men with an Underactive Thyroid

Hypothyroid Dads? Advice for Men with an Underactive Thyroid

Let’s not forget all the men with hypothyroidism.

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Thyroid Vigilante: How to Increase Your Chances of Success Securing Thyroid Hormone

Thyroid Vigilante

I enjoy being part of a Google+ Community called Hypothyroidism Help created by naturopathic physician Dr. Forrest Beck. Dr. Beck wrote a thought-provoking guest post for Hypothyroid Mom on how to find a thyroid sympathetic doctor (from a doctor’s perspective). [Read more...]

So, You’ve got Quasimodo’s, huh?

Hashimoto's Disease

The five-year-old daughter of a mom with Hashimoto’s says,

“I don’t want a new mommy. I just wish you didn’t have Quasimodo’s.” [Read more...]

You have Graves’ disease and had Radioactive Iodine (RAI) or a Thyroidectomy. Now What?

You have Graves' disease and had Radioactive Iodine (RAI) or a Thyroidectomy. Now what?

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disease that leads to overactivity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). I have Hypothyroid Mom readers struggling with hypothyroidism now since treatment for their Graves’ with radioactive iodine (RAI) or thyroidectomy. I welcome Barbara Lougheed, author of the book Tired Thyroid: From Hyper to Hypo to Healing – Breaking the TSH Rule.

Barbara has generously offered her book to 3 lucky readers! Don’t miss the GIVEAWAY below. [Read more...]