10 Heart Numbers Every Hypothyroid Woman Must Know

10 Heart Numbers Every Hypothyroid Woman Must Know

Actress and model Gena Lee Nolin, who starred on the popular series Baywatch, is the first internationally-known celebrity to tackle worldwide thyroid awareness. The following post was recently included on her Thyroid Sexy Facebook fan page. This post convinced me more than ever that it’s time to shout louder, stand stronger and demand change together. February is Heart Health Month. GO RED FOR WOMEN WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM.

This is from a Thyroid Sexy member who posted this comment. Heartbreaking…

“We learned the hardest way possible about Hypothyroid and the heart. It has been 16 months and 5 days since we lost our 26 year old daughter and her unborn son to “Sudden cardiac death due to Hypothyroidism, due to Hashimoto’s Disease” [Read more…]

Go Red For Women With Hypothyroidism

Go Red For Women with Hypothyroidism

In recognition of National Wear Red Day February 2, 2018, Go Red For Women asks that women Go Red to fight heart disease. You bet Hypothyroid Mom is going red for all of us with hypothyroidism. Undiagnosed or insufficiently treated hypothyroidism increases the risk of heart disease. It’s time to shout louder, stand stronger, and demand change together. GO RED FOR WOMEN WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM. [Read more…]

Is Your Thyroid KILLING You? Heart Disease

Thyroid & Heart Disease

High blood pressure
Low blood pressure
Slow/weak pulse (under 60 bpm)
Fast pulse (over 90 bpm at rest)
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Skipped beats
Heart palpitations
Chest pain
High cholesterol
High triglycerides
High LDL (“bad”) cholesterol
Mitral valve prolapse
Coronary artery disease
High C-Reactive Protein
Plaque buildup
Fluid retention
Poor circulation
Enlarged heart

Need I say more? [Read more…]