10 Reasons Why You Should Do Yoga If You Have Graves’ Disease

Photo: My recent visit to Jamaica.

Before you continue reading this post, please speak with your doctor prior to participating in any physical activity such as yoga. For some Gravesters, exercise may be dangerous. This is recommend only to those who have underwent thyroid ablation via RAI, thyroidectomy and are no longer experiencing hyper symptoms, or for those who are in remission.

Here are a few reasons why you should practice yoga if you have Graves’ disease.Continue reading

I am not a doctor and the content on this blog is not medical advice. This is simply my experience with Graves Disease, and all thoughts expressed on this blog are my opinions. Please consult a doctor if you think you have Graves Disease or prior to taking any action that may affect your outcome with Graves Disease. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.

Yoga Saved Me

(Photo: I recently went to a yoga retreat and the highlight of my trip was doing yoga at sunrise at Wabasso Beach in Florida.)

Truth is, I’ve never been a spiritual person. Ever. And it wasn’t until I discovered my “wound”┬áthat I found my purpose: YOGA.

I know what you’re thinking – Yoga is this new-age religion in which you contort your body in all sorts of crazy ways, while praying to Hindu Gods and chanting weird stuff. I’m Catholic, no way.Continue reading

I am not a doctor and the content on this blog is not medical advice. This is simply my experience with Graves Disease, and all thoughts expressed on this blog are my opinions. Please consult a doctor if you think you have Graves Disease or prior to taking any action that may affect your outcome with Graves Disease. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.