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.

Graves’ disease gal in London

Graves' disease gal in London

Going from hyperthyroid to hypothyroid. [Read more…]

hello hashimoto’s

hello hashimoto's

You aren’t just what you eat.

You are what your body can do with what you eat. [Read more…]

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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5 Ways To Overcome Your Fears About Your Diagnosis

5 Ways To Overcome your Fears About Your Diagnosis

It is a pleasure to include Jennifer Smith, the popular blogger at Unveiled Wife. Jennifer overcame her fears about her Hashimoto’s diagnosis and I’m so happy for her.
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Autoimmune Diseases Brew In Your Body FOR YEARS Before Diagnosis

Autoimmune Diseases Brew In Your Body FOR YEARS Before Diagnosis

It is said that 90% of people with hypothyroidism have the thyroid autoimmune condition known as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Sadly thyroid antibodies are often not tested so many of my readers are not even aware they have an autoimmune disease.

Do you know that when you have one autoimmune condition you are statistically at risk to develop others and that research reveals antibodies can brew in your body for YEARS before you receive your diagnosis?

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