Author Bio: Rachel Hill, a highly ranked thyroid patient advocate, writer, and author, created the award-winning advocacy and website: The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s, she talks openly and honestly about what it’s like to have these and what has helped her and many others to recover their health and thrive with thyroid disease. She is passionate about helping those with hypothyroidism and giving them a voice and is well recognized as a valuable contributor to the thyroid community.
Rachel Hill, the founder of The Invisible Hypothyroidism (theinvisiblehypothyroidism.com), delivers an interesting overview of hypothyroidism and her personal journey back to good health.
Hill is an award-winning thyroid patient advocate. She is a noted writer and author on the subject and has received a staggering six 2018 WEGO Health Award Nominations as well as many other accolades for her writing and her popular website. Speaking of the latter, The Invisible Hypothyroidism was cited by The National Academy of Hypothyroidism as one of the best thyroid advocacies contributing to thyroid awareness. Hill holds multiple certificates in her various areas of study and training, some of which include the following: Life Coaching and Motivational Speaking, Diet and Nutrition, and Reflexology as well.
Hill talks about her background and her own personal struggles with hypothyroidism. After beginning a blog in which she shared her experiences, she became motivated to expand her work as a thyroid health advocate. Hill talks about the symptoms people might experience that could lead to a diagnosis. She shares her personal story, and the frustration she experienced during the years before her diagnosis.
Hill’s celebrated book, Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate: When You’re Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired is a must-read for anyone who is seeking a comprehensive guide to thyroid issues. The book discusses in detail her path back to good health after being diagnosed with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s. She covers all the basics and then some. Hill’s book details information on medications, supplements, blood tests, mental health, emotional support, motivation, other valuable resources for learning, and so much more. Hill talks about the range in testing that indicates a hypothyroid diagnosis, and she stresses that even someone who is borderline could still have a significant amount of troubling symptoms that interfere with one’s life.
The thyroid expert stresses the importance of finding a doctor that understands thyroid issues well and is willing to work with you in a manner that is helpful. Hill talks about medications in detail and the pros and cons of trying other medications that may offer improvements over your current meds. She talks about the lingering issues of brain fog and gut health, and how everything is connected. Ultimately, Hill states that experimentation and research regarding nutrition, exercise, and vitamins, and making adjustments along the way, can help to improve your symptoms and overall health.
Rachel’s work can be found on her twitter (https://twitter.com/Invisible_Hypo), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheInvisibleHypothyroidism), Instagram (https://instagram.com/TheInvisibleHypothyroidism) and website (https://www.theinvisiblehypothyroidism.com), as
well as in her book: Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate (http://bit.ly/2G6NImd)