A thoughtful petition

Hi, Many people with Hughes Syndrome/APS end up with some sort of Thyroid problem. There is a narrow choice of treatment around, which does not work or everybody. A lot of us have allergies and can tolerate the more natural approach more than the synthetic. Please sign and pass this petition on if you are in the UK, Thyroid UK do a great job of supporting patients and have started a call to action on this subject: epetitions.direct.gov.uk/pe...


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  • Signed xxx

  • Thank you. MaryF

  • Hi Mary, I can not sign but I would like to ask you if you think that my Hyperparatyreodosis (I was operated in 2006) could have something to do with my APS? I have not found any connection myself. Thank you Mary


  • Hello, well Professor Hughes often himself alongside others write of the trio of disease, Hughes/APS, Thyroid and Sjogrens and many people do seem to have these problems, in other words another autoimmune problem coming along when you already have one diagnosis of another. MaryFx

  • Mary:

    Why do APS sufferers develop thyroid problems?

  • Well, if you have one autoimmune disease it is not unusual to have another come along, a Thyroid problem was the final piece of the jigsaw for me with my five things! MaryF

  • Ps: For your information: the-rheumatologist.org/deta...


  • Thank you MaryF for that good publication! .


  • It is always ok to ask me to find anything you wish to read! MaryFx

  • I tried that "article" but I could not get in without beeing allowed or pay so i could not read it but there was a connection in one case at least. Thank you Mary!

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