Dirty Genes & Hypothyroidism: Q&A with Dr. Ben Lynch

Dirty Genes & Hypothyroidism: Q&A with Dr. Ben Lynch

WOW Dr. Ben Lynch, a pioneer in the field of epigenetics and author of the most anticipated new book of 2018 “Dirty Genes”, at Hypothyroid Mom! Thanks to his extensive research and writing about the MTHFR gene mutations and methylation, I had my entire family tested in 2012 and guess what? Each one of us tested positive for MTHFR mutations. Gene mutations are a highly significant public health problem that is completely ignored. If you’re wondering why this article is so important, here’s a list of symptoms, syndromes, and medical conditions relating to the MTHFR gene mutations from Dr. Lynch’s website mthfr.net: [Read more…]

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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