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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.
It’s like *Girl, Wash Your Face*, but applies so easily to women with chronic illness. So, basically, it’s a page-turner, and your new mantra.
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.
How many of you have been here? “For 19 years, Dr. Oz, everything’s been under control. I drank the radioactive iodine, which was supposed to have taken out the actual thyroid function. I’d replace it every day with a pill. A pill a day for 19 years. Everything was fine, until it wasn’t.”
It's often thought as a "women's issue" but men get thyroid disease, too. From politicians and rock stars to athletes and TV stars, these are the 10 most famous men with thyroid disease.
Are you wired, anxious, or feeling panicky? Is it hard to sleep? Are you running to the bathroom frequently? You might be having a flare-up of hyperthyroidism, and should get your levels checked ASAP.
Learn about the vitamins and supplements — including vitamin D and selenium — that are good for your thyroid.
Beware of some vegetables, soy, gluten, and canned foods, among others.
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.