How to Use Food Pharmacology to Heal Hashimoto’s

How to Use Food Pharmacology to Heal Hashimoto’s

When a person is diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, thyroid hormone replacement medication is the conventional treatment expected to cure all that ails you, but that’s far from the reality patients face all around the world. There is more to the optimal treatment of this autoimmune disease and food is an untold powerhouse for healing. [Read more…]

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: a case of immunological mistaken identity

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: A Case of Immunological Mistaken Identity

The immune system  serves as a defense system to eliminate foreign invaders like viruses, bacteria, and cancer. Yes, that makes logical sense, but where things get complicated is when your immune system makes mistakes and attacks your own body parts as if they were the enemy and that includes your thyroid gland. [Read more…]

What You Need to Know About Hashimoto’s

What you need to know about Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: what is it and what can you do to finally start feeling better? [Read more…]

How diet and nutrition can help your thyroid

How diet and nutrition can help your thyroid

A doctor will run the lab test TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone). If TSH is above the “normal” range, the person is diagnosed with hypothyroidism. “Normal” is far from normal for many thyroid patients, but that’s another story and you can read more about that here. Out comes the prescription pad to write a prescription for thyroid hormone replacement medication. All too often the patient fails to feel better and sometimes even feels worse than before. There starts a lifelong journey with doctors chasing the patient’s symptoms prescribing one after another of different medications all while the patient continues to struggle. There is zero investigation into the WHY of hypothyroidism in too many cases.

WHY? This is a common sense question in the case of most diseases, yet for some strange reason it is completely overlooked when it comes to thyroid disease.

WHY do YOU have hypothyroidism?

Isn’t that an important question?

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searching for the causes of Hashimoto’s disease. the key to healing

searching for the causes of Hashimoto's disease. the key to healing

The number one cause of hypothyroidism is the thyroid autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s. The majority of my Hypothyroid Mom readers have Hashimoto’s, but most do not know it. The thyroid antibodies for Hashimoto’s (Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies & Thyroglobulin Antibodies) are often not tested in mainstream medicine. Even when thyroid antibodies are tested and a patient is diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, the only treatment by mainstream medicine is thyroid hormone replacement medication. Hashimoto’s is more than a thyroid condition, it is an autoimmune disease. The underlying cause(s) of Hashimoto’s will vary for each patient and healing happens when the cause of that person’s Hashimoto’s is discovered.
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zonulin, leaky gut, gluten, autoimmune disease & thyroid: this pioneering researcher tells all

zonulin, leaky gut, gluten, autoimmune disease & thyroid: this pioneering researcher tells all

The day this national leading expert agreed to be interviewed by phone, I had goose bumps on my arms.

I love how Dr. Fasano made it so easy to understand what can be very complex topics. I was so inspired by our interview that I created images too.

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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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A Different View on a Common Autoimmune Disease, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

A Different View on a Common Autoimmune Disease, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

I read this paper published in Naturopathic Currents an evidence-based publication for the Naturopathic profession in April 2014. The author Dr. Fiona McCulloch wrote a review of the most current research on the autoimmune condition Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I was fascinated and reached out to Dr. McCulloch about her findings.

Thank you to Naturopathic Currents and Dr. Fiona McCulloch for permission to repost it here at Hypothyroid Mom.

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