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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …