Is everyday stress causing havoc with your hormones?

Is everyday stress causing havoc with your hormones?

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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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Reversing Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Is Possible

Reversing Autoimmune Thyroid Disease is Possible

Michelle healed herself of Hashimoto’s and Lupus and has been free of symptoms and antibodies since 2009.
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A Balancing Act Between Your Adrenals, Thyroid & Sex Hormones

A Balancing Act Between Your Adrenals, Thyroid & Sex Hormones

A few years ago at age 42 I had a sudden onset of rapid hair loss that devastated me. I spent over one year researching the causes of hair loss to save my own hair.

I was going through an extremely stressful time in my life. At that very moment my menstrual cycles dramatically changed and my hypothyroidism symptoms, in particular the fatigue, intensified. While adjusting my thyroid hormone replacement medication was important, treating my adrenal fatigue and the sudden shift in my sex hormones were key to stopping my thyroid hair loss. My experience showed loud and clear the intricate connection between our thyroid, adrenal glands, and sex hormones. Within a few months of intense stress I was completely unbalanced and it wreaked havoc on my entire body including my hair. [Read more…]

20 Tips and Resources to Help You Heal Thyroid Disease

20 tips and resources to help you heal thyroid disease

When Carrie Vitt was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, she was put on an elimination diet to cleanse her system that removed gluten and grains. Failing to find recipes that followed her strict diet guidelines and still were delicious, she began experimenting in her own kitchen. Through organic, unprocessed, grain-free foods Carrie has reversed Hashimoto’s, chronic migraines, IBS, and eczema. Oh the power of food.

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10 Signs You Have Adrenal Stress and Natural Treatments For It

10 Signs You Have Adrenal Stress And Natural Treatments For It

The thyroid and adrenals are so intricately connected. It wouldn’t be a surprise to me at all if many of my Hypothyroid Mom readers are struggling with adrenal stress and they have no idea. A Yale-trained physician shares the ten signs of adrenal imbalance to watch for and the natural treatments she uses with her patients.

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A 7-Step Plan to Boost Your Low Thyroid

A 7-Step Plan to Boost Your Low Thyroid

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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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Are you having a hypothyroid freak out? 10 ways to push the reset button

Are you having a hypothyroid freak out? 10 ways to push the reset button

So many Hypothyroid Mom readers write to me about anxiety and panic attacks, yet doctors have never considered taking a closer look at their thyroid, adrenal, and gut health. Shocking really. Thyroid Specialist and Holistic Health Expert, Jen Wittman, shares her personal experience along with 10 tips to relieve stress, anxiety, and panic.

(This is one of the most popular articles at Hypothyroid Mom. Looks like there are many of us dealing with this symptom.)

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