Hypothyroid Patient Checklist

On thyroid medication and still feel rubbish? Wondering if there’s anything else you should try/investigate to see if it would help how you feel? 

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Here’s some ideas: Continue reading “Hypothyroid Patient Checklist”

What Causes an Underactive Thyroid?

You’ve probably wondered what caused your underactive thyroid. Could it be one of the below? Continue reading “What Causes an Underactive Thyroid?”

Series: My Acne. Entry 1: Problem Skin and Problem Thyroid!

It’s no secret that I have a problem thyroid, but I do have problem skin. It flares up randomly, with spots, clogged pores and blackheads and is a mix of dry and oily in places. However, I’ve found a new cleansing routine that is clearing it up very quickly. Continue reading “Series: My Acne. Entry 1: Problem Skin and Problem Thyroid!”

Scalloped Tongue and Hypothyroidism

Do you have a scalloped tongue? Do you also have hypothyroidism? If you’ve answered yes to both, then you may not be aware of the connection between them. 


It is actually very common to have a scalloped tongue with hypothyroidism, and having had it years before being diagnosed, too. 

I myself have one, and have always thought it was a bit odd, as I didn’t notice anyone else with one, but my dentist told me that my tongue was scalloped due to grinding and clenching my teeth at night. Being a natural worrier, I put it down to that, too, until I came across an article about it. 

I’m going to cover some things we know about it, below.  Continue reading “Scalloped Tongue and Hypothyroidism”

Why I Love Bubble Baths

Ahh, just thinking about a bubble bath right now is making me feel relaxed. They’re warm, they smell nice, they’re relaxing and leave us feeling clean, soft and smelling pleasant. What’s not to like?!

Well, add to that the benefits that bubble baths can give us for our hypothyroidism, and they’re just too good to resist..

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How Do You Treat Hashimoto’s?

Patients with Hashimoto’s, which by the way is approximately 90% of all Hypothyroid patients, tend to have the regular load of hypo symptoms, but also tend to have things like acid reflux, brain fog, a leaky gut, nutrient deficiencies, anaemia/low iron, food allergies/sensitivies and adrenal fatigue as well.

You can find out if you have Hashimoto’s by completing two blood tests: TPOAB and TGAB. If they are over the range, you can assume your autoimmune culprit for your hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s. More info about Hashimoto’s can be found here

In this post, I’m going to cover ways in which you can treat, manage and help your Hashimoto’s and its symptoms. There is no cure for Hashimoto’s, but it can be put in to remission; basically, antibodies lowered and kept more under control and better managed. 

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