Take Back Control: Order Your Own Thyroid Tests

Do you still feel like rubbish even though your doctor is insistent that your test results are coming  back ‘fine’ or ‘normal’? Perhaps your doctor isn’t running all the thyroid tests that you want? Many thyroid patients benefit from being more involved in their thyroid care and treatment, which is where self-testing and the ability to order your own tests can be critical tools for empowering yourself. Continue reading “Take Back Control: Order Your Own Thyroid Tests”

The Positive Things Hypothyroidism Has Done for Me

Trying to look at having hypothyroidism in a more positive light can be difficult, but I try to look at it that way when I feel it’s all doom and gloom. This is usually when I hit a brick wall, like when my doctor won’t listen to me or something didn’t quite go to plan. 

However, going through a health condition so tough can teach us things and make us a better person. I’m going to explore mine below. 

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You Should Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate

You would think that finding a doctor who will listen to you and treat you like an individual, giving you the treatment best for you, would be pretty easy.. but it’s not always.

It happens all too often.

I’m going to tell you why you should take your health back in to your own hands, researching and learning lots about it, and why finding a doctor who will listen to you and treat you as an individual patient is hard to find, but invaluable.

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