Author Archives: Dana Trentini

Dana Trentini is the founder of hypothyroidmom.com. She was diagnosed with hypothyroidism one year after the birth of her first son Benjamin in 2006. After four years of intense research and a quest to find the top thyroid health professionals, Dana launched her blog Hypothyroid Mom, a blend of personal story and scientific research. She has been featured on numerous radio shows, television and video programs, and online webinars and seminars, including the Huffington Post and EverydayHealth.com.

A Story of Under-Treated Thyroid Disease and Miscarriage

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Thyroid disease affects about 27 million adults in the United States. One of the most common forms of thyroid disease is a condition known as hypothyroidism. Unfortunately, many are not only unfamiliar with the condition but also unaware that they are suffering from it! Dana Trentini, Hypothyroid Mom, was among the countless individuals with under-treated thyroid disease and it lead to a heartbreaking miscarriage. Read Dana’s story about how she used the tragic event to spur her on to learn what she needed to know about the disease and share her knowledge to millions of followers at HypothyroidMom.com. On a cold snowy day in New York City in January 2009, I lay on a medical exam table on what would be one of the worst days of my life. I had miscarried at 12 weeks and was being prepared for a D&C, a surgical procedure to remove my baby. A technician had […]