How thyroid disease has completely changed my life

How thyroid disease has changed my life

Despite obvious family history of thyroid disease (her mother, aunts, cousins and grandmother are all sufferers of thyroid disease) and many common symptoms of hypothyroidism, Jane Rochester struggled and suffered needlessly for decades. Her tale of ill health and unfortunate genetics is sadly not unique and in fact shared by hundreds of millions of people around  the world. I have no doubt the majority of my Hypothyroid Mom readers will be nodding their heads as they read Jane’s story and feel like she is telling their own story too.
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You know you have an (untreated) thyroid problem when…

You know you have an (untreated) thyroid problem when...

It is a pleasure to include my friend and fellow thyroid advocate Sarah Downing at Hypothyroid Mom. Sarah volunteers as Blog Editor for the nonprofit ThyroidChange. She is passionate about helping thyroid patients around the globe. [Read more…]

What I wish others knew about living with a chronic unseen illness

What I wish others knew about living with a chronic unseen illness

Pastor Trisha Peach struggled for several years with symptoms that doctor after doctor could not figure out. It would turn out that she was struggling with the thyroid autoimmune condition Hashimoto’s, a chronic illness that goes unseen by people around you.
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DREAM BIG: Why Thyroid Patients Need and Deserve Change

DREAM BIG: Why Thyroid Patients Need and Deserve Change

It is a pleasure to include my friend and passionate thyroid advocate Sarah Downing. She volunteers as Blog Editor for the nonprofit organization ThyroidChange fighting for change for thyroid patients around the world.

With Sarah as one of our fighters, change is near. I can feel it.
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Sick to Death! The Thyroid Film That Will Change Lives

Sick to Death! The Thyroid Film That Will Change Lives

Award-winning filmmaker Maggie Hadleigh-West is seeking to understand and change corrupt medical practices around thyroid disease in her upcoming film Sick to Death! [Read more…]