Graves Disease – Australian Style!

I have a fantastic guest post from Marie-Louise Pawsey from Australia! She is a lifestyle and dating coach from Down Under. All her social links for you to follow her brilliant blog are included below! Marie-Louise also has Graves Disease, like me – here she tells her story of how she got diagnosed and whatRead more

Can you work with a chronic illness?

Can you work and be chronically ill? As a Trainee Dental Nurse (now fully qualified) 2 years ago I was working and training, working 50 + hours a week 6 days a week. After 18 months it took its toll on me. I was constantly tired and getting run down, and I was finding thatRead more

Abandoned by the medical professionals

Abandoned by the medics Since being diagnosed with Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism) I have been personally looking at the reasons why so many people I have spoken to seem to have one autoimmune disease, and then boom, another one, then another. There doesn’t seem to be such a thing as “one autoimmune disease”. Then whilst watchingRead more

Does Homeopathy & Natural Medicine work?

Does Homeopathy Work? I have now given up with standard medication, to be honest. I still take my levothyroxine don’t get me wrong because I know how dangerous it would be for me to stop taking my medications. However! … Since November 2014, I have had my thyroid totally removed, and my gallbladder removed,  frankly,Read more

NDT – Is it a miracle cure for thyroid patients?

Would Thyroid patients feel better if they were treated with Natural Thyroid rather than Synthroid? Natural Desiccated Thyroid or NDT as it is more commonly known amongst Thyroid patients, is some what known as the best alternative option for Synthroid or synthetic thyroid such as Levothyroxine. In England, NDT is not widely prescribed on theRead more

7 Reasons Why It Is Hard Having A Chronic Illness

Life with an invisible illness to anyone that doesn’t live with one is impossible to understand.” How can people who have an ordinary well functioning immune system possibly understand what life is like? The answer – They can’t. I have created a list of daily issues that people with chronic illness go through to tryRead more