I’ve already written some tips about travelling abroad with hypothyroidism, but I still get asked the same question often: “If I was questioned about my NDT at the airport, could they take it off me?”
Going on holiday with unconventional medicine can be anxiety inducing, especially if you’re one of the many thyroid patients who self-source their NDT or T3 thyroid medication. Continue reading “Thyroid Patients Who Self-Source: Asking Your Doctor for a Letter of Medical Necessity”
Travelling with a chronic illness can seem daunting. Especially if you also have specific dietary requirements and/or your medication isn’t conventional.
So I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learnt since having hypothyroidism and travelling around the world.
I wrote this post back in November last year, but scheduled it to post this summer in preparation for all of you going on your hols!
Continue reading “Travelling Tips When You Have Hypothyroidism”
Common questions about thyroid blood tests include: Do I take my thyroid medication as normal before the blood draw? How often should it be done? Do I need to fast? Does it need to be in the morning? Can it be done in the afternoon? Continue reading “What You Need To Know About Doing Thyroid Blood Tests”
15th December 2015. That’s going to be a date that sticks in my mind forever.
On this date, I began my journey with natural desiccated thyroid.
Continue reading “One Year on NDT”
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 “General Update #12”
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?
For many of us, it’s like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle. These could be the other pieces to yours.
Continue reading “Hypothyroid Patient Checklist”
So I went gluten free on 12th September, meaning it’s been a month now, and I’m already seeing some positive changes. Continue reading “General Update #11”