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Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

By Erin L. Boyle

Thyroid, Psoriasis, and Psoriatic Arthritis: How Autoimmune Conditions Are Related

Why does having psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis also raise your risks for thyroid conditions? Find out how these autoimmune conditions are related.

By Mary Shomon

10 Red Flags of a Hyperthyroidism Flare

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.

By Mary Shomon

How Your Teeth Are Affected By Your Thyroid

Do you ever wonder why your dentist may ask you if you have thyroid disease? (If they don’t, they should be.) These are the dental treatments and procedures that can have a negative impact on your thyroid.

By Mary Shomon

Helping Your Hypothyroid Child

Whether your child or teen has congenital or acquired hypothyroidism, these are the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of.

By Mary Shomon

Men Can Get Thyroid Disease Too

Though it's eight times more likely in women, men can still get thyroid disease. Here are the symptoms, complications, and treatments men should know about.

By Mary Shomon

Pregnancy Complications and Your Thyroid

What you need to know if you’re planning on becoming, or are pregnant.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Patients: Are You Making These Supplement Mistakes?

These supplements can throw off your thyroid meds and make them ineffective.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Problems After Pregnancy

How to know whether it’s just typical postpartum fatigue and hair loss, or if it’s a larger thyroid problem.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Disorders and Miscarriage

Here's what you should know about the risk of miscarriage with thyroid disease, and 9 ways to help you have a healthy baby.

By Mary Shomon