12 Shocking Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

12 Shocking Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

It’s WAY More Than Tummy Troubles!

In an interview with Dr. Datis Kharrazian Gluten: Why hypothyroidism patients often fail to get better he said, “There’s just no question that many people that have Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism have gluten sensitivity. For some patients, it’s life-changing when they go gluten-free.” 

Here’s the thing. I’ve heard from countless Hypothyroid Mom readers who have no idea gluten sensitivity could be a factor in their hypothyroidism. What is particularly interesting about this list of gluten sensitivity symptoms is that each and every one of them is also a potential symptom of hypothyroidism. Hmmm…

I wonder just how many hypothyroid people have gluten sensitivity. I suspect there are many more than we even imagine. [Read more…]

Gluten: Why hypothyroidism patients often fail to get better

Gluten: Why hypothyroidism patients often fail to get better

To say that I loved Dr. Datis Kharrazian’s books Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal and Why Isn’t My Brain Working? would be an understatement.

The truth is they blew my mind.

Dr. Kharrazian’s interview with the founder of the Gluten Free School Jennifer Fugo is a must-read. [Read more…]

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.

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Thriving Through Thyroid Disease

Thriving Through Thyroid Disease

I was honored to be voted Runner-Up for Change The World: The Search For The Next Global Thought Leader sponsored by Ghost Tweeting last June. One of my fellow Global Thought Leaders was Michelle Madrid-Branch, founder of LetHerBeGreater.com. From the first time I connected with Michelle I knew she was an inspiring woman. Michelle has a positive spirit that glows. Turns out she is a fellow thyroid thriver. Michelle’s story of Hashimoto’s, Lupus, gluten allergy, and the metaphysical is so thought-provoking, I invited her to share her story at Hypothyroid Mom. [Read more…]

Hypothyroidism & ADD/ADHD: What You Must Know As A Parent To Protect Your Child

Hypothyroidism & ADD/ADHD: What You Must Know As A Parent To Protect Your Child

Since the launch of Hypothyroid Mom I’ve been contacted by readers about their children suffering from ADD and ADHD. Therefore I was particularly intrigued when I read a post by Dr. Kirk Gair about the connection between hypothyroidism and ADD/ADHD in adults and children. I invited Dr. Gair here to share this often overlooked connection between ADD/ADHD and hypothyroidism. [Read more…]