Hashimoto’s. A Silent Epidemic affecting Adults & Children

A Personal Account !

I know the depth of this disease and firsthand how it affects someone’s quality of life.  After a very long battle my daughter overcome Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (Autoimmune Thyroid Disease) and is now in full remission.  She was 23 when diagnosed.

From early childhood and into her early teens she struggled with weight issues. Not that she was ever large, she was just a little overweight & as a young girl this directly affected her mental state.

I was not aware of the extent of her self-consciousness about her weight until she was in her mid-teens as she hid a lot of this from me. Continue reading Hashimoto’s. A Silent Epidemic affecting Adults & Children