January Is Thyroid Awareness Month
“Thyroid Awareness Month” and some 20 million Americans are affected by thyroid disorders….that’s 1 in 13 people! And more than half of those people are unaware that they have a thyroid problem because it frequently goes undiagnosed….until it gets severe! According to the National Women’s Health Information Center, one in eight women will experience a…Read More
Hashimoto's Linked To Leaky Gut Syndrome
Hashimoto’s disease, thyroid gland and leaky gut syndrome A common form of thyroiditis – inflammation of the thyroid – is Hashimoto’s disease. In this form of thyroiditis, the immune system attacks the thyroid gland causing hypothyroidism. When this occurs, the amount of hormones released by the thyroid gland is reduced and growth and mental development…Read More
Hashimoto's not improving? Here are 10 reasons why
For some, managing autoimmune Hashimoto’s is as easy as going gluten-free. For others, it requires trial and error to find the triggers. And for those with severe or multiple autoimmune disorders, symptom management requires a conscious, lifelong approach to diet and lifestyle. Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks and destroys…Read More
Last Workshop of the Year THIS Tuesday and it's ONLINE
Do you know about our free ONLINE Thyroid Recovery Workshop this Tuesday night? Join me for our FREE THYROID RECOVERY WORKSHOP this Tuesday night at 7pm. It’s the last one of the year, is completely free and is ONLINE so you have no excuse not to get the information you want to finally get healthy! If…Read More
Is "silent" autoimmunity causing your thyroid symptoms?
Although the statistics for autoimmune disease are alarming enough — it affects one in five people, the majority of them women — these numbers do not tell the whole story. The truth is the autoimmune process typically is underway long before the tissue damage is advanced enough for it to be diagnosed as a “disease.”…Read More
When Should I Take Thyroid Medication?
When Should I Take Thyroid Medication? I get this question asked a lot because of the difficulty often-times of taking Synthroid, Levothyroxine or Armour first thing in the morning and then having to wait 45-90 minutes before consuming anything else, even other prescriptions or supplements. Watch Dr. Green’s Educational Video “When Should I Take My…Read More
Still have hypothyroid symptoms despite normal lab results?
Do you take thyroid hormone medication but still suffer fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, constipation, depression, cold hands and feet, or other thyroid symptoms? Have you been told there is nothing more that can be done for your thyroid symptoms because your lab tests are normal? Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, affects millions of Americans.…Read More
When your blood is drawn could affect TSH level and hypothyroidism diagnosis
study. Checking your TSH in the morning can give you more accurate results. Like other hormones in the body, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) follows a daily rhythm and is not consistent throughout the day. Researchers in the study evaluated untreated patients with subclinical hypothyroidism along with patients taking a T4 hormone. They tested the participants’ TSH…Read More
Baywatch beauty brings Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism out of the closet
Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is finally getting the recognition it deserves thanks to former Baywatch beauty and Playboy cover girl Gena Nolin. Struggling with Hashimoto’s on the Baywatch set Nolin struggled through marathon days on the set of Baywatch in a tiny red tank while battling symptoms of Hashimoto’s: fatigue, depression, hair loss, and weight gain. According to…Read More
Hashimoto's hypothyroidism can lead to more autoimmune disease
recent study revealed that roughly one in six patients with Hashimoto’s has another autoimmune disease, most commonly: atrophic gastritis, a condition in which the lining of the stomach is constantly inflamed vitiligo celiac disease antiphospholipids syndrome, which may cause blood clots, miscarriages, or stillbirths, and multiple sclerosis. Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease that attacks and…Read More