How To End Your Thyroid Struggle

I am one of those thyroid patients who were able to stop the progression of Hashimoto’s disease and reduce their high dose of thyroid medication. It wasn’t easy and it took time. But I am proud of what I did and the payout was huge - my hypothyroid symptoms are gone, I lost 40 pounds and got my life back. Would you like to know how I did it? I looked beyond the thyroid medication and what conventional medicine has to offer. A big step forward for me was the understanding of the fact … [Read more...]

How YOU Can Help Hashimoto’s Research Project Improve Lives Of Thousands Thyroid Patients

As a Hashimoto’s patient you may be well aware that without new studies and reliable research data we may never change the way our current standard medical care treats hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s patients. I am happy to tell you that today you have a rare opportunity to make your personal contribution to a Hashimoto’s research project and voice your opinion. Furthermore, a health communication researcher asks to share your experience with autoimmune thyroid disease and how it affects one … [Read more...]

The High Price Of Olympic Medals: Can Overtraining Cause Hypothyroidism?

The benefits of exercising have been well known, however there is a fine line between training and overtraining. Have you ever wondered how much exercising is too much or what are the consequences of pushing your body beyond the breaking point? Many fitness gurus and health experts may often argue that the human body can never have too much exercise, but the reality is that our bodies too have a limit and crossing it can produce gruesome results. Athletes who have spent all their lives … [Read more...]

If You Have This Bug You Want To Get Rid Of It

Helicobacter Pylori or short H pylori is one of the most common worldwide human infections. It can be found in your stomach, digestive tract, oral cavities and dental plucks and is considered as a pathogenic infection that is classified as group 1 carcinogen by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer. Besides causing many digestive disorders Helicobacter pylori is known to be one of environmental triggers of autoimmunity and leading causes of both … [Read more...]

What Diet Has More Healing Potential Than Gluten-Free

Although the gluten free diet has gained tremendous popularity over the past several years it is NOT the best way to heal from autoimmune thyroid disease.  The reason why is that the traditional gluten free diet promotes the use of corn, rice, and other grains that may contribute to the inflammatory process.  Based on some recent research gluten-like proteins in corn can cause intestinal damage in people with celiac disease. People who follow traditional gluten-free diet avoid only … [Read more...]

Optimal Thyroid Diet: Get 3 Amazing eBooks Absolutely Free

If you are a long-term reader of Outsmart Disease you know that dysbiosis and leaky gut are major factors for thyroid autoimmunity and hypothyroidism. Your immune system depends on beneficial bacteria or probiotics that help to: keep intestines healthy, properly digest your food, reduce food allergies, produce important nutrients such as folic acid, different digestive enzymes, vitamin B and K support conversion of T4 into T3 thyroid hormone Without sufficient amounts of … [Read more...]

The Key How To Heal And Prevent Autoimmune Disease

In conventional medicine autoimmune disease is a chronic life-long health condition that is considered to be incurable. This is what we are led to believe. However, a new discovery in the field of autoimmunity gives not only hope but opens new treatment opportunities. During last decades different models such as molecular mimicry, “bystander effect” and viral persistence were proposed as possible mechanisms that initiate the overreaction of the immune system and lead to an autoimmune disease. … [Read more...]

Hypothyroidism Treatment That Works

Interview with Tom Brimeyer, a Functional Medicine Practitioner and Author of Hypothyroidism Revolution and Hypothyroidism Exercise Revolution programs 1. Many Outsmart Disease readers who submitted their questions to you tried different brands of thyroid medication, many supplements and different diets (juicing, no gluten, candida diet, eliminating some foods) but still experience many hypothyroid symptoms. Most common are weight gain, depression, low energy, sleep issues and hair loss. They … [Read more...]

How To Heal Thyroid Nutritionally On A Budget

An Interview with Dr. Jill Tieman who is a Certified Nutritionist and Chiropractor, a Chapter Leader for the Great South Bay chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation and Author of  Go Grain-Free cooking class 1. How what we eat affects our genetics and is there any connection to autoimmune disease Most definitely what we eat affects our genetics. In fact, there is a whole new body of research called epigenetics that deals with this subject. Epigenetics refers to changes in gene expression … [Read more...]

How To Get Off Thyroid Medication By Healing With Foods

Exclusive Interview with Magdalena Wszelaki, a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Founder of the Thyroid Diet Coach, where she talks about how to get off thyroid medication by healing with foods and answers YOUR questions. Part 1. You submitted so many questions to Magdalena Wszelaki that we decided to make it a two-part interview.  Today it is all about thyroid medication, supplements, thyroid diet, gluten and detoxification and how to recover (yes, you read it right!) from Hashimoto's … [Read more...]

A Hidden Trigger Of Autoimmune Thyroid Disease You Cannot Ignore

Thyroid autoimmune disease occurs as a result of a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors. While Hashimoto’s disease runs in the family, having family members who have thyroid disease does not necessarily mean that you will get the disease. At the same time, not having genetic predisposition doesn't guarantee that you'll have a thyroid problem. So what puts you and your children at risk for the autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto’s? There is a growing number … [Read more...]

Does Autoimmune Disease Put Your Fertility And Pregnancy At Risk?

There are more than 100 autoimmune diseases that can affect almost every organ and tissue in the human body. The nerves, muscles, endocrine glands, gastrointestinal tract and connective tissue can be damaged or destroyed as a result of the autoimmune attack. About 75% of autoimmune conditions affect women most frequently during the childbearing years and can interfere with their fertility and ability to have children. Research studies show that fertility is reduced even before clinical … [Read more...]

Six Surprising Facts About High Thyroid Antibodies

Conventional medicine commonly ignores thyroid antibodies and most doctors don’t check for them routinely even if a thyroid disease is suspected.  However, high thyroid antibodies are a valuable indicator for autoimmune thyroid conditions and help to make a proper diagnosis of both Hashimoto’s and Grave’s disease. The main reason why the test for thyroid antibodies is not ordered as often as it should be lies in the treatment approach to hypothyroidism.  According to conventional medicine, … [Read more...]

Why Your Immune System Doesn’t Need A Boost

Nowadays immune system boosters and supplements for thyroid have become widely available in the health and vitamin stores. Most of these formulas contain natural compounds and claim to help boost and strengthen the immune system. But is it true? Can they help if you have thyroid or Hashimoto's disease? People with autoimmune conditions including Hashimoto's thyroiditis have imbalanced immune system when one of the Th1 or Th2 sides of the immune system becomes dominant over the other and … [Read more...]

Why Thyroid Patients Should Care About Candida Overgrowth?

Candida is a natural organism that can be found in everyone's gastrointestinal tract. It becomes a problem when it overgrows and progresses to a systemic yeast infection that is also known as candidiasis and affects many organs at the same time. When candida cells excessively multiply it can cause a chronic or recurrent yeast infection. Candida Albicans is responsible for the majority of Candida infections. Symptoms of candida infection in women can be silent or evident and vary from person … [Read more...]

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