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11 Symptoms Of Thyroid

11 Symptoms Of Thyroid   Are you showing symptoms of Fatigue, Hair Loss, Weight Gain, Brain Fog etc.? Chances are that you may have a serious thyroid problem. Although all these symptoms could be just there due to your lifestyle too, yet it is not wise to ignore it. It is absolutely crucial to identify the problem, get correct diagnosis and start treatment at the earliest. The thyroid gland undoubtedly stands to be one of the most important glands of the human endocrine system. It … [Read more...]

Thyroid and Weight Gain Issues

 Thyroid and Weight Gain Issues: Weight gain is every woman's nightmare. They do a lot to keep it in check but sometimes nothing works when it comes to controlling weight. Weight gain is not always about unhealthy eating. Thyroid problems can be behind your sudden, unreasonable weight gain. Thyroid Problems     Before you start ruing the thyroid gland, let me tell you that it is one of the most important glands in the body. It regulates metabolism. So it is obvious that … [Read more...]

Pregnancy & Thyroid – Precautions And Care

Pregnancy & Thyroid - Precautions And Care   As beautiful as the news of pregnancy is, any other ailment detected with it can make everyone worry. Thyroid gland tends to become more active during pregnancy and many times the pregnancy symptoms are similar to thyroid symptoms. The similarity makes it essential to get the thyroid test done if you are pregnant. But again you should not be all tears if your test results show that you have a thyroid hormone related … [Read more...]

Thyroid – The Mystery unravelled

Hi Girls,In my previous post, I explained about how I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism, the symptoms and the mental trauma attached to it. But I do feel that a lot of the trauma comes from being unaware....unaware of what the ailment is all about, how you can fight it/ or even live with it and how not it let it ruin your mental peace.After I came to know about my Hypothyroidism, I moped around for a long time before my Dad told me to read and study more about it instead of whining. He decided … [Read more...]

Checklist for Thyroid Patient: Keep a close watch

When I was newly diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism, I was quite plagued with the thought of having to take medicines daily..I'm quite forgetful that way...I recall when I was a kid, my dad used to run behind me across the hall and bedrooms to convince me to take my medicines. I'd always been negligent of these things and even when I stayed away from home and had to take antibiotics or pills, it used to be my Dad who'd call me at the time intervals to remind me to take them. I love my Papa!!!  Read … [Read more...]

Pregnancy And Thyroid: Don’t ignore it!

So, we've gone through the basics of Thyroid as well as the Diet to be maintained when you have a Thyroid imbalance. Today we'll be talking about another sensitive topic pertaining to Thyroid and Pregnancy. As we know, the Thyroid is a key gland and the imbalance in this hormone causes havoc on our bodies. So its evident that during pregnancy, the situation needs to be well in control to avoid any mishaps like miscarriage or developmental issues of the fetus. Read -  39th Week & Still … [Read more...]

Getting Pregnant With PCOS And One Ovary

Today I'll be writing about a sensitive topic which probably hasn't been discussed much. We all talk about how our pregnancies are progressing and happening during and post delivery. But there are so many issues we ladies face much before any of these. PCOD, Thyroid and Ovary removal are some of the issues a lot of us face but probably don't talk about too much. These topics are considered taboo and and many of us ladies are told to shut up and keep it to themselves which doesn't help at all. It … [Read more...]

Best Exercising Techniques if you have a Thyroid Imbalance

I remember when I came to know I had HypoT...I was so heart broken and depressed. The doctor had warned me that it would be tough to lose weight and that I would have to be super strict with my diet and exercise if I wanted to reach my ideal weight according to my Height...I was so down and out for the longest time. I am a hardcore foodie and indulge myself regularly. I did exercise but again not everyday and I could just not imagine cutting down on my food indulgences. Plus being lazy didn't … [Read more...]

Diet To Follow When You Have A Thyroid problem

Thyroid imbalances are slowly becoming more common these days. I realized this recently when I was talkiing to some colleagues and after I mentioned I had Hypothyroidism, they too admitted to having either Hyper or Hypothyroidism...I was puzzled as to why people still consider it as a hush-hush topic?? I remember right before my wedding, I was also told not to divulge this to my husbands extended family...this was told to me by my MIL and I was really weirded out by this. I mean..It ain't like I … [Read more...]

Thyroid Series: Discovering I had Hypothyroidism

Today, I'll be talking about a topic that has been a part and parcel of my life for the past couple of years...Hypothyroidism.. About 4.5yrs back when I just started work, I moved to Bangalore and it opened up a whole new world for me. I'd never stayed away from home before and having no relatives and friends in Blore,  it was a whole new experience. From adjusting with a roommate & flatmates to setting up a cozy home for ourselves (including the kitchen!!), it was quite an experience and I … [Read more...]