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Do you have hypothyroidism?

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This past week found me at my OB/GYN’s office for my check-up. Even though they advise going yearly, since my hysterectomy I usually go every two years. This year was a bit different though with Covid so I’m over my normal two years.

Arrived at the doctor’s office early as requested and proceeded to fill out a ton of paperwork including one that asks questions to determine if you’re depressed. When my doctor came into the room and told me that according to my answers I was mildly depressed, I looked at her like she had two heads.

Me? I may be stressed, not sleep well and can’t lose an ounce to save my soul but depressed? The only time I went through mild depression was after the birth of my oldest daughter. And that was due to my hormones being out of whack.


My heart hurts for folks that deal with any type of depression but I assured the doctor that I was not experiencing it myself. Talking with her further along with blood work determined that again my hormones are out of whack along with hypothyroidism.

What’s hypothyroidism? To put it simply it’s an underactive thyroid. Hypothyroidism can cause:

  • Weight gain.
  • Fatigue.
  • Mood Swings.
  • Disrupts your metabolism.
  • Achy joints.
  • Hair loss and more

Well number one and number two are definitely things I’m dealing with along with milder symptoms of the rest of the list. How do you determine if you have hypothyroidism? It’s actually very simple – through a blood test.

You may remember I’m not one to take pills I don’t need to but in this case, I may need help. First thing I have been doing is research and educating myself. In addition to medical assistance, there are a few things you can do that can also help.

Because I prefer natural/homeopathic methods to care for my body, the program outlined in the video below really resonated with me and has helped so much. This is the exact reason I became a YL rep and use essential oils not only for my body but in my home as well. It’s worth the few minutes to watch the video and get the info that can help you too. Simply click the link.

Crazy things happen to our bodies as we get older. I’m on a mission to live my life as naturally as I can. If you’re dealing with hypothyroidism as I am and prefer to deal with the issue naturally, you’ll want to take the few minutes to watch this video. We’re in this together.