Over-active thyroid and miscarriage risk added stress to Gemma’s fertility journey

Home > Your stories       Posted - September 20, 2023

Gemma had an over-active thyroid caused by Graves’ Disease, an auto-immune condition resulting in a full thyroidectomy. It can cause irregular periods and make it difficult to conceive. There is also an increased risk of miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy and the medication can have side-effects. So, naturally, Gemma’s medical history made her anxious when trying to conceive.

Top tips for improving fertility health

Home > News & events > News       Posted - January 5, 2021

For both men and women lifestyle improvement can help improve fertility and this is something that you can do while waiting for test results or treatment.