Thyroid disorders become more common with age. But although it's less likely that a young person will develop a problem with their thyroid there are many who are affected. We've produced some information to help you understand more about your thyroid and some suggestions and tips about how to manage the symptoms and feelings you may experience.

Thyroid disorders: Download our young person's guide or order your copy

Living with thyroid disorders: practical information for young people with a thyroid disorder

Thyroid stories: read stories of others who are living with thyroid disorders 

Short films in which teenagers talk about their experiences of living with a thyroid disorder 

Meet the experts: explanation of thyroid disorders in children and young people' - BTF webinar for parents (February 2021)

Webinar Q&As on managing thyroid disorders in children and young people (Feb 2021)

Meet the experts: managing thyroid disorders in children and teenagers - BTF webinar (June 2022)

Children and thyroid disorders: resources for parents of children of all ages  

Q&As from webinar about understanding thyroid function tests (November 2021)

Psychological wellbeing resources 

Research News - an update on current UK research projects involving young people with thyroid disease 

Take part in a study: to understand the needs of children and young people with thyroid conditions

If you have any suggestions or feedback about the information in our resources, or if you'd like to share your own experiences of living with a thyroid disorder, we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch

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