Causes of Hypothyroidism

What causes hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid)? One of the most common causes of hypothyroidism worldwide is a thyroid autoimmune condition called Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Other causes include thyroid destruction (from radioactive iodine or surgery), iodine deficiency, congenital hypothyroidism, pituitary or hypothalamic disease, environmental toxins, food sensitivities, blood sugar imbalance, infections, sex hormone imbalance, nutrient deficiencies, and poor adrenal function.

My Hashimoto’s Journey: The 2 Most Important Questions I Know

My Hashimoto's Journey: The 2 Most Important Questions I Know

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Mommy has thyroid cancer

Early detection is key. Get a Neck Check. [Read more…]

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hello hashimoto's

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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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