Thyroid UK is a charity that supports people with thyroid disease and related disorders.
We support people by informing them of various aspects of thyroid health and testing as well as other conditions such as adrenal deficiency, vitamin and mineral deficiencies and genetics that affect thyroid function.
You can support us by joining which includes a quarterly magazine and discounts off supplements... read more
The Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA) aims to support those who have undergone, or may undergo, surgery and other treatments for oesophageal and gastric cancer and other relevant conditions.
A number of patient support groups operate across the country, details of which, and other patient information resources, may be found on our website www.opa.org.uk. For those not receiving curative treatment or in palliative care we recommend OPA_Charlie’s Circle: https://healthunlocked.com/opacharliescircle... read more
The Australian Sjogren's Syndrome Association Inc. was incorporated in Parramatta in 2001, although due to illness of the founder, the association did not commence trading until June 2004 in Mullumbimby, Northern NSW. The name of the founder and president is Ms Beverly Norton.
The Association was started by Beverly Norton who, in May 2000, was diagnosed with Sjogren's, a disease that Australian doctors knew very little about. Sjogren's (pronounced show-grins) syndrome is a chronic, autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks its own moisture producing glands. The specific causes of Sjogren's syndrome are not known, but multiple factors are probably involved. These include genetics, viruses, hormones or a combination of all of these. It is critical that it is identified quickly and treated otherwise it can be fatal.... read more