Autoimmune Patients, Have You Heard of Th1 and Th2 Dominance?

Autoimmune Patients, Have You Heard of Th1 and Th2 Dominance?

I remember the day I was reading the book Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal by Dr. Datis Kharrazian and came across the section on the importance of Th1 and Th2 dominance in Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I had never heard of this concept before and found it intriguing. I recently came across Mickey Trescott’s explanation of Th1 and Th2 dominance and felt it important to share with all of you.

This post was originally created for www.ThePaleoMom.com in two parts What is the Role of Th1 and Th2 in Autoimmune Disease? and How do You Balance Th1 and T2 in Autoimmune Disease  and re-posted together as one article here at Hypothyroid Mom with permission. Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) is author of a fabulous book called The Paleo Approach – Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body.
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