Marina Gutner, PhD Blog Posts

About Marina Gutner, PhD

Marina Gutner, PhD, researcher, medical writer, thyroid blogger, founder and Admin of Outsmart Disease who writes about life-changing treatments for hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and autoimmune disease and how to balance hormones in women

Are You At High Risk For Thyroid Eye Disease?

Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder and is also known as thyroid associated ophthalmopathy, Grave’s ophtalmopathy or orbitopathy. It is the most common condition that affects the soft tissue and muscles around the eye orbits and generally occurs together with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland). Evaluate Risk Factors For Thyroid Eye Disease Thyroid disease. Between 25 and 50% of patients with Grave’s disease in addition to hyperthyroidism also have thyroid eye … [Read more...]

Get Paid To Share Your Experience With Thyroid And Autoimmune Disease

Would you like your voice to be heard? I would like to let you know about this new and exciting opportunity to help thyroid and autoimmune disease research offered by a health research company. ​Patients (14 and +) and Caregivers (family, friends) from USA and Canada of any disability, disorder, syndrome, disease or condition including including thyroid disease, Hashimoto's and Graves' disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, diabetes and autoimmune conditions are invited to voice their … [Read more...]

10 Good Reasons To Use This Spice For Your Thyroid

Conventional medicine relies heavily on thyroid medication alone to treat hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease. However, recent research studies confirm that an active component of turmeric called curcuminoids or curcumin can be used to counteract damaging effects of thyroid disease. Curcumin acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial agent but most importantly it has many thyroid specific benefits for people with Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism, goiter and those who undergo radioactive … [Read more...]

How To Recover From Hypothyroidism By Restoring Your Thyroid Hormone Pathway

Have you ever wondered why so many people who become hypothyroid never fully recover? This happens to so many people despite trying different types and brands of thyroid medication, supplements, diets, natural remedies and making lifestyle changes… The problem with most thyroid treatments is that they don’t take into consideration how efficiently thyroid hormones are used by your body. In best case they just focus on supplying thyroid hormones in a synthetic or natural form but don’t pay any … [Read more...]

Practical Tips How To Overcome Fatigue And Improve Your Energy

There is no doubt that fatigue is a huge life and dreams killer. This is just the truth. When you are fatigued, it feels like you are living only half the life you were meant to live. You are just watching your life go on without you. In a way, it’s almost like being paralyzed, because your body just won’t let you do the things you want and love to do. It’s easy to feel hopeless when you’re in that state. But you don’t have to stay this way… Announcement! One week ago a best-selling … [Read more...]

How To Use Medicinal Tea For Thyroid Health

I’m a big fan of tea and actually drink it every day. Having a cup of tea can be a soothing, relaxing ritual and provide many benefits for your thyroid and overall health... but only when you are drinking the right type of tea. In fact, there are some types of tea that support your immune system in autoimmune thyroid disease including Hashimoto's, help reduce stress and anxiety, aid digestion, improve metabolism and cognitive performance and much more. Tea is not only antioxidant-rich, … [Read more...]

Does Borderline Hypothyroidism Require Treatment?

Subclinical hypothyroidism, also called mild thyroid failure or borderline hypothyroidism is diagnosed when thyroid hormone levels are within normal reference range but TSH is mildly elevated. While this condition affects between 4% and 10% of the population it is more common in women than men and its prevalence increases with age. Between 7% and 26% of the elderly have borderline hypothyroidism. Studies show that thyroid antibodies can be detected in 80% of patients with borderline … [Read more...]

How To Prevent Hypothyroidism From Ruining Your Skin And Accelerated Aging

Most people are not aware that thyroid disorders can affect their skin and they may need a hypothyroidism dry skin treatment. Often skin issues can be one of the early signs of a thyroid imbalance like Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism and appear many years before a hypothyroidism diagnosis is made. Your skin is very sensitive to your thyroid hormone levels. When you have an overactive thyroid the skin tends to become more moist and even more oily in some women as opposed to a underactive … [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...]

The Best Protection Against Gluten-Induced Intestinal Damage You Can Get

Health trends come and go but “gluten-free” is NOT one of them because gluten can cause serious health issues. Research tells us that gluten is a growing problem because there is a direct connection between gluten and disease. Many people are living with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, wheat allergy and autoimmune diseases including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis when gluten becomes one of the major triggers of inflammation, symptoms and flare-ups. The rates of autoimmunity have been … [Read more...]