Here’s your Wednesday Weekly Roundup of Thyroid News from Thyroid Mom for July 15, 2015. SPECIAL SUMMER EDITION!! Articles for you on beating the heat, sunscreens, water safety and more! 15 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated Healthy and Hydrating Summer Recipes Study Finds Most Kids and Teens Don't Drink Enough Water EWG's 2015 Guide to Sunscreens Best Sunscreen Buying Guide - Consumer Reports Water Safety: Tips for Parents of Young Children Drowning Prevention Heat Intolerance: Causes, Symptoms & Complications (hint: thyroid problems can cause heat intolerance) Heat Exhaustion Symptoms in Children, Dogs and Adults 101 Summer Activities to do with Kids 10 Ways Families Can Use Technology to Connect to … [Read more...]
How Do You Stay Hydrated in the Winter?
Did you know that you can become dehydrated in the winter just as easily as you can in the summer? It's true and the symptoms of dehydration are the same whether it's winter or summer. Even if you aren't sweating, you lose water vapor through your breath. I know that my kids and I have been feeling particularly parched lately and have dry, itchy skin. Hydration is important to adults and children with hypothyroidism. Many people with hypothyroidism complain of having dry skin, nails and hair, being constipated, and experience weight gain. Staying well hydrated can help with all of those things! While water is the best way to re-hydrate yourself, sometimes I want something different. Eating lots of fresh fruits (like watermelon) and … [Read more...]