Other Conditions

 

ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder.  There may be links with thyroid disorders.

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CFS/ME

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is the name given to a condition that causes various symptoms most commonly extreme fatigue. CFS is also known as ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis). 

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Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease which affects the digestive system causing an adverse reaction to gluten.

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Candida and the Links to Thyroid Disease

Candida (or candida albicans) is a fungal infection that can live within our bodies without causing harm but can also multiply causing yeast infections (thrush).

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition causing chronic widespread pain and other symptoms including fatigue.  The symptoms can be very similar to those of hypothyroidism. 

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Hair Loss - What can you do?

Hair loss is a sign of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.  However, there could be other reasons that need to be discounted first. 

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis) is a bacterial  infection caused by the Borrelia bacterium which is spread by ticks. If you are bitten by a tick you will have a “Bull’s eye” rash and have flu like symptoms. 

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SIBO

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition where excessive bacteria is found in the small intestine often causing chronic diarrhoea and malabsorption. 

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PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder in women causing menstrual problems, reduced fertility, excess hair growth and acne.

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Hypothyroidism and Cholesterol

Hypothyroidism causes high cholesterol so if you have been diagnosed with high cholesterol you should always check your thyroid levels.

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