When you have hypothyroidism and your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone, you've got to find ways to give it a little boost. So, we're bringing you the nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle tips you need to boost your thyroid hormone and energy levels.
Let’s take a look at the most common signs and symptoms that you are not getting sufficient treatment for your thyroid disease.
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Being postpartum comes with its own host of hormone complications, and when you throw in thyroid disease you end up with a double whammy. While you’re taking care of your baby, it’s also important to make sure you’re taking care of yourself — especially your thyroid disease.
What you need to know if you’re planning on becoming, or are pregnant.
How to know whether it’s just typical postpartum fatigue and hair loss, or if it’s a larger thyroid problem.
Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense--and why you still need your M.D.
Wendy Williams, Oprah, and Sofia Vergara Are All Guilty of Tainting the Reality of Living With Thyroid Disease
Sadly, Williams isn’t the first celebrity to twist the reality of thyroid disease — Oprah Winfrey and Sofia Vergara also gave skewed views of this issue that affects upwards of 20 million Americans — and their guidance to the thyroid community could do more harm than good.
If you are being treated for hypothyroidism, new research offers some potentially promising news on your treatment options.
Smoothies are all the rage these days, and for good reason — they’re healthy, nutritious, and are typically pretty delicious. However, they can also be packed with certain veggies and supplements that could actually harm your thyroid, so watch out.
If you feel like your metabolism is slower, even after thyroid treatment, you are very likely right. Here’s how you can boost and increase a slow metabolism.
You’ve read about all of the fad diets, and maybe even gotten suggestions from your doctor. But hearing what works from those who are living the same hypothyroid life as you can be invaluable. These are the diets that worked for them.