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The Thyroid Connections!

Well, I promised myself that I would blog the rough and the smooth and today it wasn’t so smooth. About 10 years a go I was told I had Hashimoto’s meaning that I swing between having an underactive and overactive thyroid. 189 more words

Being Involved In Life

2. The C-word

Pheochromocytoma……….what the hell is that??  

The surgeon gave us a brief overview as James and I sat there trying to take it all in. Basically, a Pheo is a rare type of tumour arising from the adrenal gland. 1,252 more words


Thyroid Update

I haven’t been sleeping well for several weeks now. Luckily, I haven’t needed to supplement with naps…. Until today.

I had an early morning appointment with my endocrinologist today. 301 more words

In Between Time

"You could have a thyroid coma.."

I was referred by my professor, who happens to be an Allergy Immunologist to his Endocrinologist next-door clinic neighbor after I showed him my thyroid test results. 560 more words


Horrible Hormones

Up until 4 years ago, I didn’t have a clue about hormones – it’s one of those things you just take for granted.  However, hormones are vital to human health (male and female) and it’s only when things go wrong you suddenly appreciate how important they are ……..like a lot of other things in life I suppose!   1,133 more words

Neuroendocrine Tumour