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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...]

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...]

Celebrities who’ve Battled the Thyroid Terror

Celebrities With Thyroid Disorder Thyroid issues can really get us down sometimes and one of the common questions we ask ourselves is, “Why Me??” It feels like we have been targetted by the universe and are the only ones left to pick up the pieces. But this is not so. It's ok to wallow in self-pity for a tiny bit, but most important to bounce back and realise that its not the end of the world. There are far worse diseases in the world and so many who have it...And thyroid imabalances are best … [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...]