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.
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 “General Update #18”
A lot has happened in the past month since my last general update blog, so thought it was time for another!
A lot sources, such as Izabella Wentz for example, promote finding out what caused your underactive thyroid to occur i.e. what triggered our Hashimoto’s, in order to set it in to remission and recover.
Now, I’m convinced that my thyroid condition is too far gone to completely reverse and come off of thyroid medication, plus, I think it’s more positive to focus on the present and future, and not dwell on the past. I’ve accepted I have this lifelong condition now; time to move forward!
But it is still interesting and helpful to try and figure out what lead to my development of hypothyroidism, so that I know better for the future, can advise others and learn by my mistakes. Continue reading “What Caused My Underactive Thyroid?”
It seems I’ve been struck down with a cold. Since yesterday, I’ve had a blocked nose, heavy, achey body and sore throat, but I’ve just woken up to it being much worse. Time for a lazy weekend I think. Continue reading “Struck Down!”
You’ve probably wondered what caused your underactive thyroid. Could it be one of the below? Continue reading “What Causes an Underactive Thyroid?”