My Daughter’s Congenital Hypothyroidism Saved My Life

My Daughter's Congenital Hypothyroidism Saved My Life

A woman named Shannon Hibbs contacted me one day with before and after photos that stayed on my mind for weeks. Her story is one of those stories I knew I had to share at Hypothyroid Mom.

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A 7-Step Plan to Boost Your Low Thyroid

A 7-Step Plan to Boost Your Low Thyroid

I’m smiling today!

Health guru Dr. Mark Hyman is here at Hypothyroid Mom.

Dr. Mark Hyman is an EIGHT-TIME New York Times bestselling author. He is currently medical editor at the Huffington Post and on the Medical Advisory Board at The Doctor Oz Show. He has testified before the Senate Working Group on Health Care Reform on Functional Medicine, and participated in the White House Forum on Prevention and Wellness in June 2009. Dr. Hyman continues to work in Washington on health reform, recently testifying before a Congressional hearing on Functional Medicine, nutrition and the use of dietary supplements.

I remember the day I first came across Dr. Hyman’s website. I was at my lowest point with hypothyroidism and his site was the encouragement I needed to take charge of my health. It is with honor that I include Dr. Hyman at Hypothyroid Mom.

Thank you Dr. Hyman for offering one lucky reader a copy of your latest New York Times bestselling book The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet!

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The Little Hashimoto’s Film On A Mission

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A must-watch film about Hashimoto’s. [Read more...]

Reefer Madness, or a Promising Treatment for Thyroid Disease?

Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein 'Weed the People'Documentary “Weed the People” by Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein

Emmy-winning talk show host Ricki Lake teamed up with filmmaking partner Abby Epstein to raise awareness about the medicinal effects of cannabis in their documentary Weed the People. In 2008, Ricki and Abby released the award winning documentary The Business of Being Born.

I welcome celebrity health coach Jen Wittman to Hypothyroid Mom to share her findings on the benefits of CBD oil in the treatment of thyroid disease. She is a great supporter of her clients Ricki and Abby in their efforts to spread awareness about the benefits of medical cannabis. [Read more...]

The Connection Between Plastic Water Bottles, The Pill and Your Thyroid

The Connection Between Plastic Water Bottles, The Pill and Your Thyroid

Suzy Cohen has appeared on TV shows like Good Morning America Health, The Dr. Oz Show, The 700 Club, The View and The Doctors. What an honor to see Hypothyroid Mom mentioned in Suzy’s new book Thyroid Healthy. Suzy is offering one autographed copy of her new book to a lucky reader.

I first saw the following YouTube video created by Suzy about measuring your thyroid hormone properly and thought, “Wow this woman really gets it!” Suzy is an incredibly smart woman, but best of all she is a sweet person and I’m happy to have her as a friend. [Read more...]

Busting the Iodine Myths

Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can't Live Without It

Dr. David Brownstein is author of the book Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It. Thank you to Dr. Brownstein for writing this guest post about the controversial topic of iodine for thyroid health.

Dr. Brownstein is co-hosting The Thyroid Summit with America’s Pharmacist Suzy Cohen. This free online thyroid event will run from June 2 to 9. There will be over 30 presenters including thyroid experts who I credit for helping me get healthy. Thanks to the websites and books created by these incredible people, I am feeling great despite hypothyroidism. Thank you Dr. Brownstein for inviting me to be a presenter at this awesome event. I am honored. [Read more...]

Does quitting sugar heal autoimmune disease?

Does quitting sugar heal autoimmune disease?

Picture from Australian Fashion Photographer Jason Schembri

I am a fan of this Australian journalist and TV presenter named Sarah Wilson. She is the author of the Australian and UK best-sellers I Quit Sugar and I Quit Sugar For Life. I Quit Sugar was released in the USA and Canada April 2014 and is a New York Times best-seller. I was a sugar addict (yes I confess) so quitting sugar has been a big part of my personal path to thyroid wellness. Sarah’s book was extremely helpful. Thank you to Sarah for sharing her story of thriving through Hashimoto’s disease here at Hypothyroid Mom.

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