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Hivita – Does your Thyroid Need...

Hivita – Does your Thyroid Need a Boost?

Anyone who suffers from a Thyroid issue knows the effects it has on your whole body and everyday tasks in life can sometimes seem too difficult. There are numerous Symptoms one can suffer from on a daily basis, from fatigue to a lack of appetite. Most Thyroid patients will need to take some form of medication […]

Juggling with your Thyroid During Pre...

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During pregnancy you may find your thyroid symptoms are more prevalent than before. Symptoms like restless legs, fatigue, aches & pains, cramps and swollen ankles, may seem to increase and be unbearable at times. You may even experience bleeding in the beginning and throughout your pregnancy which can leave you feeling quite uneasy. Like it….share […]

Thyroid Brain Training

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Most people relate forgetfulness with being one of the elderly in our society, yet every thyroid sufferer will experience some form of forgetfulness. One of the many frustrating symptoms of a problematic thyroid is the brain fog or forgetfulness. It can give you a down right headache just trying to search in your head for that thing […]

Labeling Mental Health Versus Thyroid

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  “I think she might be Schizophrenic?” a concerned friend demanded. My jaw dropped as I continued to listen to their explanation why they thought this. “She has such big mood swings and she has such rapid weight loss and then she gains it all back again”. “She has strange thoughts and she seems borderline […]

Sick leave for a mother?

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  You’re a Mother who is starting to feel unwell in the evening. If only you could have a sleep in tomorrow morning by either snoozing through that alarm or completely switching it off for good. You know for sure that you are either going to feel the same or so much worse the next […]

Strengthening Your Core with Barbie

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There are many exercises a person can do to stay fit and healthy, but there are also those exercises that are purely for focusing on certain areas of the body. Exercises are done to help build and tone muscles and create strength. Exercise can also help with loosing weight, depression, self esteem and some medical […]

Where Did I Put That List?

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How many times do you go to the shop and forget what it was you were meant to buy or where you were actually meant to be going? I know I am not the only one. Driving along the road suddenly thinking what was I doing, where was I going? Or in the supermarket pulling […]

First-Aid Kit Clean Out

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Feeling like you can never find that medication when you need it, or buying medication just because you cant find it and then realising you already had some. Sick of fumbling around in your medicine cupboard, between bottles and half used band-aid boxes. Need something that is quick and easy to grab when an emergency […]

Dick Smith $1 Million Dollar Giveaway

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DICK SMITH GIVEAWAY Dick Smith Foods will be giving away $1 million in 2014 to charities. The donations will be given to charities who’s supporters submit a photo of themselves with Dick Smith Foods products that they have purchased. Follow the link at the bottom of this post, submit your photo and nominate The Australian […]

Just Because I am Medicated, It Does ...

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A common misconception with thyroid disease and of course many other diseases, just because you have been diagnosed and are being medicated this does not necessarily mean you will lead a normal healthy life. You can try the best you can and the medication may help somewhat but you most likely will still suffer from […]

Just When You Think The Battle Is Won

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I must have walked through a dozen or more shops. With my wardrobe looking full of tired old clothes that have been worn so much they have become predictable, I was on the hunt for a new me. But I also had a budget and I had a time limit due to other commitments that […]

One Decision I Wouldn’t Change

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Continuing on from my story page….. After having a scan done on my throat, I was told by my endocrinologist that my thyroid was extremely over-active and we needed to take action urgently. I was not even given the chance to understand what this was and papers were shoved under my nose that I had to […]

The Secret Is In The Oil

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How frustrating is it to have dry, brittle hair! Besides the fact that I constantly have hair falling out in clumps, it is also dry and frizzy and generally annoying. Recently a friend of mine commented how she came across an oil to use in her hair, just a couple of drops was all it […]

If Only a Visit to The Doctor Could b...

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Going to a doctor for any ailment, especially when it is not physically visible can often be a difficult decision to make. And sometimes its hard to know whether it is serious or your just being over paranoid about certain changes your noticing. The first rule should always be: Don’t ever be afraid to go […]

A Brief Introduction

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Hi all, and welcome to my page I created this page as a place for me to share my story and also in hope that it will help others who are suffering with this disease. I have found there are not too many places to go and seek help on the Internet. When I was […]

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