Category «Hashimoto»

INFECTIONS AND HASHIMOTO’S MOLECULAR MIMICRY- AN AUTOIMMUNE THEORY

Infections and Hashimoto’s Molecular Mimicry-an autoimmune theory Molecular mimicry is the theory that bacterial cells or other microbial “triggers” have a similar appearance to the cells that make up parts of our physiology or “self” antigens. When an infection occurs, these infectious cells are recognized as foreign. This is really great for getting rid of the …

WHERE DO I START WITH HASHIMOTO’S?

I’ve discovered that there is more to Hashimoto’s than just the thyroid. Most patients with Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism will have acid reflux, nutrient deficiencies, anemia, leaky gut, food allergies and adrenal insufficiency.  Symptoms of impaired digestion/absorption, anxiety, chronic fatigue and chemical/environmental allergies may be seen as well. Hashimoto’s is a complicated condition with many layers that need to be …

Hashimoto Weight Loss – Side Effects of Levothyroxine Sodium

A medicine is only made available to the public if the clinical trials have shown that the benefits of taking the medicine outweigh the risks. Once a medicine has been licensed, information on the medicine’s effects, both intended and unintended, is continuously recorded and updated. Some side-effects may be serious while others may only be …

Most Effective Elimination Diet For Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism

I wanted to share some great info and resources from my good friend Tom Malterre, MS, CN who is a Functional Medicine-trained nutritionist. Tom explains that we have a “trifecta” occurring today that is contributing to this vast rise is food sensitivities, autoimmune diseases, and other chronic inflammatory diseases. Once we can understand this trifecta, …

How Alkaline and Acidic Diets Affect Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism

You may have heard of the importance of an alkaline diet. It can help reduce acidity in the body and prevent bone demineralization, kidney stones, back pain, muscle wasting, hypertension, stroke, cancer, asthma and exercise-induced asthma. The foods you eat profoundly affect how acidic or alkaline you are, and thus your ability to manage Hashimoto’s …

Top 7 Powerful Ways for Losing Weight With Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism

Hashimoto’s disease is a swelling of the thyroid gland that often results in an under-active thyroid, known as hypothyroidism. It’s caused by the immune system reacting against the thyroid and tends to occur among women in middle age. Symptoms include fatigue, hair loss, dry skin, difficulty concentrating and weight gain. Only a blood test measuring …

8 Healthy Habits to Manage Adrenal Fatigue When You Have Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism

Do you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and always feel tired in the afternoon, wake up groggy, or feel flattened by exercise? You might suffer from a common condition called adrenal fatigue, in which the body can’t respond properly to life’s stresses. Some other signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue include: Overwhelming fatigue Insomnia, especially between 2 and …

Top 10 Doctor’s Tips for Healing Hashimoto’s

Cara, 38, had been gaining weight for months even though she hadn’t changed her food or exercise patterns one bit. She was tired all the time, sometimes needing to nap on weekend afternoons and she could tell that her mental concentration was off. Even though she’d been moisturizing, she couldn’t seem to kick the dry skin …

6 Steps To Breaking the Vicious Cycle in Hashimoto's

Through my research, I’ve discovered that there is more to Hashimoto’s than just the thyroid. Most patients with Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism will have acid reflux, nutrient deficiencies, anemia, leaky gut, food allergies and adrenal insufficiency.  Symptoms of impaired digestion/absorption, anxiety, chronic fatigue and chemical/environmental allergies may be seen as well. Hashimoto’s is a complicated condition …