Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) or Hypothyroidism?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) or Hypothyroidism?

With a Hypothyroid Mom following of over 1.2 million people, I hear stories all the time. Common threads emerge and particular symptoms show up in story after story. One thing is absolutely clear. Every woman with PCOS should have her thyroid health fully evaluated. I haven’t forgotten all the adolescent girls that present with what look like PCOS symptoms. I created Hypothyroid Mom for adults but I know that there are many parents visiting my site with teen girls struggling with undiagnosed hypothyroidism. I know because I was one of those teens. [Read more…]

5 Hormone-Balancing Superfoods & Recipes

5 hormone balancing superfoods & recipes

Do you know there are foods that have the power to help rebalance your hormones? [Read more…]

Guilt: The Worst Symptom of Chronic Illness

Guilt: The Worst Symptom of Chronic Illness

A raw look inside the life of a chronically ill mom.

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PCOS and Thyroid Health

PCOS & Thyroid Health

I read an article entitled Thyroid and Fertility by a Naturopathic Doctor based in Toronto Canada named Dr. Fiona McCulloch and I was intrigued. I discovered that Fiona has PCOS herself and that she commonly works with women who have PCOS and suboptimal thyroid hormone levels. I knew she would be the perfect person to invite to write a guest post about this important connection between PCOS and thyroid health. [Read more…]