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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...]

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...]