Leaky Gut: The missing piece in many Autoimmune Diseases, like Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Leaky Gut: The missing piece in many Autoimmune Diseases, like Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

When I first heard the term “leaky gut” I recall thinking, “What the heck is that?”

Treatment for leaky gut would turn out to be one of the key pieces to my thyroid success story.
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Fighting Your Body for Beauty

Fighting Your Body for Beauty

Licensed Esthetician Tristin-Halie Fleetwood has a thyroid 2.5 times larger than it’s supposed to be and what doctors refer to as a non-toxic diffuse goiter. The day she took a photo of herself ‘at her worst’ turned out to be the moment that changed her life.

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DREAM BIG: Why Thyroid Patients Need and Deserve Change

DREAM BIG: Why Thyroid Patients Need and Deserve Change

It is a pleasure to include my friend and passionate thyroid advocate Sarah Downing. She volunteers as Blog Editor for the nonprofit organization ThyroidChange fighting for change for thyroid patients around the world.

With Sarah as one of our fighters, change is near. I can feel it.
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A Balancing Act Between Your Adrenals, Thyroid & Sex Hormones

A Balancing Act Between Your Adrenals, Thyroid & Sex Hormones

A few years ago at age 42 I had a sudden onset of rapid hair loss that devastated me. I spent over one year researching the causes of hair loss to save my own hair.

I was going through an extremely stressful time in my life. At that very moment my menstrual cycles dramatically changed and my hypothyroidism symptoms in particular the fatigue intensified. While adjusting my thyroid hormone replacement medication was important, treating my adrenal fatigue and the sudden shift in my sex hormones were key to stopping my thyroid hair loss. My experience showed loud and clear the intricate connection between our thyroid, adrenal glands, and sex hormones. Within a few months of intense stress I was completely unbalanced and it wreaked havoc on my entire body including my hair. [Read more…]

The Connection Between Gluten and Thyroid Disease

The Connection Between Gluten and Thyroid Disease

Are you aware gluten may be affecting your thyroid?
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