Tag Archives: hypothyroidism

  1. An impassioned letter about Louise Onions aged six

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    March 25, 2015 by dontbringlulubook

    Doris Onions, the mother of Louise Onions, wrote this impassioned letter about her younger daughter in 1968. It’s reproduced here …
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  2. Don’t Bring Lulu – Press Release

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    January 11, 2013 by dontbringlulubook

    As Ron Onion’s career goes from strength to strength at home and abroad, he and his family try to find the most suitable means of caring for Lulu – an intensely frustrating process, bringing only partial success as she is moved from one specialised residential care facility to another. For any family coping with disability, this heartfelt and compassionate story will comfort and inspire.

  3. Trusts – People Who Care

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    September 4, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    During Lulu’s life in and out of schools and institutions, the Onion’s family were frequently in contact with various care trusts and organisations.

    One such contact was with West Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Trust.

  4. Home Sweet Home – Growing up in residential care

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    August 25, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Louise Onions’ life was not an easy one.

    She had hypothyroidism and, unlike some sufferers of the condition, required constant care and attention.

  5. Thyroxine

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    August 10, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    A look at the prominence thyroxine plays in terms of brain development, digestion, heart and muscle function and the maintenance of bones and how too liitle thyroxine affected Lulu Onions and her family.

  6. Hypothyroidism and the link to Depression

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    August 4, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Hypothyroidism and depression are two very different conditions that carry two different sets of symptoms but may be sometimes linked. …
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  7. Hypothyroidism and its effects

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    July 2, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    One of Ron and Doris Onions favourite tunes, made so by the relevance to their personal situation, was “You can …
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