Monthly Archives June 2013

Hashimoto’s and Pregnancy

Many say there are risks that come with Hashimoto’s and trying to conceive and the actual pregnancy. That was why I was pretty scared at the prospect of starting our family. I very much wanted to have babies. But one doctor after another was telling me that I might have trouble conceiving and once I conceive, might have a problematic pregnancy. Why, do you ask? It is those damn hormones that are out of whack! And it is those crazy antibodies that are after my thyroid! And on top of it all, they tested my reproductive hormones, and some of them were out of balance as well – my estrogen levels were too high and progesterone levels were too low. A common problem for women of my age, as I was told. Great (sarcasm here)! As you have read in my previous blog entries, I was already working to improve
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