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Thyroid Hypothyroidism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Thyroid Hypothyroidism.

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

Discussion about Alli

The diet pill section of the pharmacy can seem like the Wild West, as most products are considered dietary supplements and therefore not subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations. However, in June 2007, one drug became the first FDA-ap...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Off to get my thyroid levels checked again. Hoping
Updated 10/12/2015 9:21:05 AM

Off to get my thyroid levels checked again. Hoping for high TSH levels so I can finally get this show on the road. Tired of the "lets do one more test to make sure" game....  Read more

losing weight with hypothyroidism
Updated 10/3/2015 10:36:12 PM

losing weight with hypothyroidism...  Read more

Thyroid Issues
Updated 9/30/2015 12:24:54 PM

I am willimo and new to sparkpeople. Besides being a type 2 diabetic I have high blood pressure and hypothyroidism. I am looking for help with weight loss in these three areas. Open to all suggestions...  Read more

I lost 50 lbs on spark people and then my thyroid
Updated 9/24/2015 10:07:23 PM

I lost 50 lbs on spark people and then my thyroid messed up I turned 50 lost my job of 18 1/2 Years to the office managers little son ... Here I'm back 50 lto lose the same ole 50 lbs Again Can I get a Go gIrl !...  Read more

after being told I have a messed up thyroid and lo
Updated 9/23/2015 11:27:10 PM

after being told I have a messed up thyroid and low iron. I have been down with fatigue for a few months. I finally got my self some vitamins and today is the first day I feel normal....  Read more

Hypothyroidism & Soy Products

Hypothyroidism is generally treated with synthetic thyroid hormone and soy has long been thought to interfere with the body's ability to absorb the medication. Until the medical community can assure me (I have hypothyroidism) it's safe for me to co...  Read more

Calcium and Iron Supplements---Plus info on Synthroid

If you are taking calcium supplements and iron supplements (or a multivitamin with iron), remember to allow a 2 hours time span between these two supplements. Calcium blocks the absorption of some of the iron so you would get the best benefit if you...  Read more

Hypothyroids... Join Together

This is a community specifically for those who have hypothyroidism. We support each other in our weight loss journey. Let's see how many of us are out there......  Read more

Surprising Reasons You're Always Tired

In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin...  Read more

11 Hidden Signs You Might Have a Thyroid Problem

If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A...  Read more