A day in the life of a hypothyroid fitness nut (and why I celebrate small victories)

A day in the life of a hypothyroid fitness nut

An Army Officer named Maria went from being a fit person to someone who heard cruel words like You need to lay off the donuts. [Read more...]

Gluten: Why hypothyroidism patients often fail to get better

Gluten: Why hypothyroidism patients often fail to get better

To say that I loved Dr. Datis Kharrazian’s books Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal and Why Isn’t My Brain Working? would be an understatement.

The truth is they blew my mind.

Dr. Kharrazian’s interview with the founder of the Gluten Free School Jennifer Fugo is a must-read. Jennifer appeared on The Dr. Oz Show Gluten Warning Signs: The Next Epidemic? [Read more...]

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...]