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The Power Of ‘I Believe’ & Autoimmune Dis-ease

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Stacey Robbins, Contributor Thyroid Nation Autoimmunity inspiration... First of all, for anyone who knows me personally or has read my book, “You’re Not Crazy and You’re Not Alone” you know this: I am not into the whole victim mentality. Now, that doesn’t mean I haven’t acted like a victim. Or that I don’t still dip my toes in the pool of victimhood from time-to-time, because I do. The difference between then and now is that I notice it faster and jump…

I Earned My Master’s Degree With No Help From Hypothyroidism

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A. R. C., Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 24 years old London, England Hypothyroidism 2013 The decline in my health, low energy levels and slight increase in weight were all issues I associated with university-induced stress, not something related to my thyroid, much less Hypothyroidism. How does one even contain a written piece about something that slowly infiltrates your entire life, creeping into every little nook and cranny over a period of years? This, I think, is going to be a hard one…

Hashimoto’s Disease Caused My Wedding Bell Blues

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Stephanie Williams, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 29 years old Wales, UK Hashimoto's Disease 2011 My story starts back just a few short years ago, after the birth of my second child, Harri..... I felt terribly ill throughout the entire pregnancy. Exhaustion was just part of my daily routine. Not having any energy to do normal things, was strange to me. Carrying such a large baby (born 10lb 14oz!), had to be the reason for me needing and wanting to catch some Zzzzzz's,…

Could My Thyroid Cancer Be Caused By The Fukushima Disaster?

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Columbia Surgery, (Dr. McConnell) Columbia University Thyroid Nation Fukushima Thyroid Cancer: It’s Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Weak, so we’re revisiting this Q&A with Dr. McConnell, in which he explains why the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is less likely have long term cancer implications for the surrounding area, than did the Chernobyl disaster. The earthquake and tsunami in Japan that occurred in March 2011 not only took the lives of hundreds of people, but also resulted in a nuclear crisis at…

How To Overcome Adrenal Fatigue And Feel Energized

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Dani Veracity, Natural News Thyroid Nation The easy, relaxed lifestyle experienced by our ancestors no longer exists, and we're not even aware of how much stress we're under. The problem? "Our lifestyles have changed, but our bodies haven't," Dr. James Wilson said in his November lecture at the First Arizona Choices Exposition in Tucson, Ariz. A large portion of our population is feeling tired and stressed out, and we want to know why. Insert, Adrenal Fatigue (AF)! The adrenal glands sit…

RAI Killed My Thyroid Gland and I Still Have Thyroid Problems

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Suzanne Root, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 52 years old California, USA Hypothyroid post RAI, hyperthyroid, Adrenal Fatigue 2010 WHO knew I would soon be taking RAI and getting rid of one of my body parts? I began having what I thought were hot flashes, along with muscle weakness, insomnia, leg cramps, extreme mood swings, that I deduced were from peri-menopause. I had just turned 49 years old, after all. I had cataract symptoms in my right eye, as well. At…

Figure Competition Winner To Fatigue – My Thyroid Battle

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Dorielle Dvorin, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 44 years old Frisco, Texas Hypothyroidism 2013 Finally, I found a doctor that hears me. I am not crazy, this isn't ALL IN MY HEAD. It is not depression or aging or stress. Those things definitely play a roll in this process, but thyroid disease is a real thing. Hypothyroidism is a disease that some people say is, "all in your head." But it's not. I repeat, it. is. not! I must admit, until recently, however,…

My Life Is Like A SeeSaw – Hyperthyroidism, Medications and Radiation

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Brittany Clark, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 27 years old Garrison, Kentucky Hyperthyroidism 2002 This was my hyperthyroidism life. Medicines were plentiful, nose bleeds (lots of them), iodine, and bunches of SLEEP. I was a small child when my mother and grandmother noticed my neck (thyroid) was enlarged. That was when it all started - Hyperthyroidism. I remember tons of blood work (that still continues), scans, my mother reading endless medical books, doctor appointments and doctor appointments and more doctor appointments.…

Magic, Yoga, Mexico and Me – A Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Journey

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Sissy Maga, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 41 years old San Mateo, Mexico Hashimoto's Thyroiditis 2010 I saw the BEST doctor in my country, Mexico and still my Hashimoto's Thyroiditis went undetected. I am an active person. I love using my body in a creative way and always have, as long as I can remember (ha! some days are better than others with my memory). When I was young, I loved ice skating and as an adult, I moved on to yoga,…

The World’s First Free Online Thyroid Health Event

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Rich Travis, Staff Writer Thyroid Nation   Everything your doctor didn't tell you about thyroid problems. For anyone on the thyroid roller coaster of doubt and despair, a statement like this can really get your attention.   It got mine! Sean Croxton, a.k.a JERF (Just Eat Real Food) author of The Dark Side of Fat Loss and host of Underground Wellness Radio, has assembled an amazing team of functional, medical, naturopaths, nutritionists, and health experts to show us all how to regain…
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