Oestrogen Dominance and Hypothyroidism

As well as thyroid hormones, many other hormones are also part of the endocrine system, which all work in a delicate balance with one another. They regulate body temperature, metabolism, energy and reproduction and many thyroid patients are learning that they actually have more at play than just thyroid issues. They also have something called Oestrogen Dominance.

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Series: GU. Entry: 2. A General Update on My Thyroid, Adrenal, Sex Hormone, Acne, Mental and-Everything-Else Health

It’s been almost three months since my last general update but it feels like just a month in my time. It’s been a very up and down time indeed. 

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Series: GU. Entry: 1. A General Update on My Thyroid, Adrenal, Sex Hormone, Acne, Mental and-Everything-Else Health

I’ve been avoiding writing this blog entry for a while because I don’t like admitting defeat or feeling like I’ve failed. And I do feel like I’ve failed today.

It’s been over two months since I did a general update on my health and to be honest, it’s long overdue.  Continue reading “Series: GU. Entry: 1. A General Update on My Thyroid, Adrenal, Sex Hormone, Acne, Mental and-Everything-Else Health”

Series: My AF. Entry 12: An Update on My Adrenal Fatigue, Thyroid, Sex Hormones and Gastritis

A lot has happened in the past month since my last general update blog, so thought it was time for another!

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Series: My AF. Entry 11: An Update on My Adrenal Fatigue, Thyroid and Sex Hormones

So, I haven’t been all that well recently.  Continue reading “Series: My AF. Entry 11: An Update on My Adrenal Fatigue, Thyroid and Sex Hormones”

Alcohol and Your Thyroid

A question I’ve seen asked more times than I can remember, is ‘Does anyone else feel like they can’t handle their drink as well as they used to?’

So I’m going to look at the connection between alcohol and the thyroid gland!

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Series: My Acne. Entry 5: A New Year Update on My Acne and Sex Hormone Imbalance

It’s now been four and a half months since I decided to go gluten free again and my skin is only improving.  Continue reading “Series: My Acne. Entry 5: A New Year Update on My Acne and Sex Hormone Imbalance”

Book Review of: The Hormone Cure by Sara Gottfried, MD

Dr. Sara Gottfried’s The Hormone Cure looks at her hormone-balancing programme for issues such as sex hormone imbalance, adrenal fatigue and thyroid issues. With a handy questionnaire to help you determine whether you have one or even several of these hormonal issues, this book is easy to digest and down to Earth. 

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Hair Loss and Hypothyroidism

Losing your hair can be very upsetting. It’s not just vanity, but it also contributes to your identity. I’m going to cover the many possible causes and treatments for hair loss.  Continue reading “Hair Loss and Hypothyroidism”

Series: My Acne. Entry 4: An Update on: Gluten, Acne, Sex Hormones and My Thyroid and Adrenals

I’m now two and a half months in to being gluten free (again!) and after a few requests, thought I’d do an update on how I’m doing.  Continue reading “Series: My Acne. Entry 4: An Update on: Gluten, Acne, Sex Hormones and My Thyroid and Adrenals”