5 Most Frequently Asked Questions Upon Diagnosis of Hypothyroidism

5 Most Frequently Asked Questions Upon Diagnosis of Hypothyroidism

This is a guest post written by thyroid patient advocate and author, Rachel Hill of The Invisible Hypothyroidism. What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism, also called an underactive thyroid, is a condition where the thyroid gland does not create enough thyroid hormone/s. These hormones are needed for every process, every cell and every function within the body, […]

Thyroid Nightmares and Victories

Thyroid Nightmares and Victories

The preceding and following images and excerpt were sent to me by a fellow advocate with permission to use her letter and images to spread awareness about the need for adequate thyroid care in Nigeria, Africa. I will be setting up a fund for donations to help those suffering in Nigeria. Please consider donating to […]

Gina Heath, INHC

Gina Heath, INHC

Guest Post:  Share Your Story   Author:  Gina Heath, INHC Updated:  6/10/2018   Six months after my son was born, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I was told I had an underactive thyroid that was common after childbirth but was given no other explanation. I was put on the conventional Synthroid medication and kept hearing […]

Thyroid Gland Location

Thyroid Gland Location

Thyroid Gland location   Updated:  5/9/2018 By:  Zana Carver, PhD   Thyroid Gland Location This short video demonstrates the thyroid gland location and surrounding structures.  The thyroid gland location video is narrated and rotates to allow better visualization.  In this animation, I mention the thyroid gland’s relationship to other anatomical structures.  I did not mention […]

Thyroid Book Review

Thyroid Book Review

5 Excellent Thyroid Books This short post includes 5 of my most recent and favorite thyroid books. Rachel Hill’s “Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate” Leah Carver’s “Undoing Hashimoto’s” Sarah Lentz’s “The Hypothyroid Writer” Barbara Lougheed’s “Tired Thyroid” Kathryn Simpson’s “The Woman’s Guide to Thyroid Health” All of these wonderful authors have experienced their own thyroid healing […]

Hyperthyroid

Hyperthyroid

Hyperthyroid Did you know that autoimmune disorders cause most types of thyroid gland dysfunction?  Grave’s disease is one cause of an overactive thyroid gland.  In this short video, I explain the symptoms of high thyroid hormone levels (hyperthyroidism).

8 Effective Productivity Tips: For People with Low Energy

8 Effective Productivity Tips:  For People with Low Energy

By:  Zana Carver, PhD UPDATED 4/14/2018   Thyroid and Energy People who struggle with their thyroid health also struggle with their energy levels.  The everyday tasks that others take for granted seem like moving mountains to someone who has low levels of thyroid hormones (hypothyroid)  https://www.thyroidcode.org/thyroid-introduction-2/ but there are some tips to help level the […]