Thyroid Foods Can Be Healing But Only When You Are Using Them Correctly

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine is often quoted as having said, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” This is a powerful statement! But it's not complete. The truth is that not all foods and herbs are good for all people or all conditions. I see many people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease trying every new diet, detox, herbal fad and thyroid foods they come across. Unfortunately, what they don't realize is that not all foods and herbs, no matter how … [Read more...]

Try These New Ways To Support Your Thyroid Naturally

As the end of the year 2018 is quickly approaching, you may look back and ask yourself  whether it was a good year for your thyroid and overall health. I know that many hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's patients were not satisfied with the results of their conventional thyroid treatment. If you are one of them then may be now is the right time to start looking for alternative and complementary thyroid treatments and try natural thyroid support. Today I would like to share with you 2 great … [Read more...]

Thyroid Coaching Helps When You Feel Stuck With Your Treatment

It is not a secret that so many patients with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease are not happy and some of them are extremely ill whether they are on thyroid treatment or not. Half of the people with thyroid disorders are not diagnosed and don’t even know they have a thyroid disease. Others don’t do well on the standard treatment with T4-only thyroid drugs and face many problems when trying to find a way to get better. For many this has been going on for years… So, what do you do if … [Read more...]

How To Stop Gut Bacteria From Messing Up Your Thyroid Health

  Your thyroid health depends on your gut health. So many people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease struggle with symptoms that are directly related to what is happening in their digestive tract such as intestinal inflammation, leaky gut syndrome, infections, parasites, acid reflux, impaired digestion and constipation. One of the strategies to improve your thyroid and gastrointestinal problems at the same time is to cultivate good gut bacteria or your microbiome. This can … [Read more...]

How To Overcome Hashimoto’s Disease Flare Ups

Going through Hashimoto’s flare ups can be a scary and frustrating experience. Usually they happen suddenly and can last for a long time. Even people who manage Hashimoto’s successfully or have achieved remission, experience autoimmune flare ups from time to time. While it is important to try to identify what triggered your autoimmune flare up and develop some coping mechanisms, there are 3 actionable steps you can make to help you overcome Hashimoto’s flare ups more effectively, support your … [Read more...]

Are You On The Right Type Of Thyroid Medication?

Thyroid replacement therapy is often the necessary step to restore low thyroid function in people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease. While thyroid drugs are not intended to correct underlying causes of thyroid dysfunction, using the right type of thyroid medication is critical for improving hypothyroid symptoms and getting back to normal. If you are taking the wrong type of thyroid medication there should be no surprise that your hypothyroid and Hashimoto’s symptoms are not … [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...]

7 Huge Improvements That Happen To Hashimoto’s Patients On Elimination Diet

Many people with autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease wonder what they can do to see their symptoms improve quickly. This is especially challenging when you were told that no treatment is necessary because you have Hashimoto’s without hypothyroidism. When Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is diagnosed at an early stage but a person hasn’t developed hypothyroidism just yet, conventional medical doctors often choose a “wait and watch” approach and don’t prescribe any treatment. However, many patients already … [Read more...]

This Is Making Thyroid Patients Sicker Every Single Day

...and you are one of them if you have Hashimoto's, Graves any other autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, depression, fibromyalgia or digestive issues. If you follow my blog for some time you know that I am not a big proponent of Paleo diet and Autoimmune Paleo Protocol. The reason is simple... While it may be helpful to some people Autoimmune Paleo Protocol didn't work for me back in 2012 when I tried it for 8 months Here is why: ▪ I failed to heal my intestine because a restrictive diet … [Read more...]

How To Become Thyroid Symptom-Free

An ultimate goal of any hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's treatment is to become thyroid symptom-free and live a happier healthier life despite thyroid disease. However, I often see that both patients and doctors focus more on the patient's lab test results hoping that optimizing TSH, T4, T3 and other labs will bring desired outcome. In fact, many spend years to find a better brand of thyroid medication, optimize their dose and bring their lab results into the "normal ranges". While this … [Read more...]

How To Stop Autoimmune Attack On Your Thyroid

Conventional medicine continues to treat Hashimoto’s disease without taking into consideration that it is an autoimmune condition. Shifting of the immune system is the underlying cause of the autoimmune disease when the body’s immune system becomes imbalanced. It is impossible to stop the autoimmune attack on the thyroid gland without understanding the fundamentals and re-balancing the immune system. [Tweet "How to stop #autoimmune attack on your #thyroid"] Two levels of immune response The … [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...]

How To Use Vitamin B12 For More Energy When You Are Hypothyroid

Many hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's patients have a hard time to restore their health and energy levels even when they are taking thyroid medication. The truth is that most patients also have other imbalances that come together with thyroid problems and can affect their energy. If you feel constantly tired it may be the result of a vitamin B12 deficiency that is so common in thyroid patients. [Tweet "#Thyroid Tip: How To Use Vitamin B12 For More Energy When Your Are … [Read more...]

5 Anti-Thyroid Side Effects Of Antibiotics You Need To Know

Drugs are not always the answer, especially when it comes to a compromised immune system in people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s. Antibiotics have been used for decades as a medication that kills or slows the growth of bacteria. This class of drugs is among the most frequently prescribed medications today. They are useful in the treatment of infections, pneumonia, allergies and skin problems. Thousands of children, adults and animals are being treated with antibiotics every year and … [Read more...]

Don’t Take These Drugs Without Knowing How They May Affect Your Thyroid

Several commonly used drugs can affect thyroid function and interact with thyroid medication. In fact, they are commonly encountered in medical practice because levothyroxine is widely prescribed as are many other of the interacting drugs. If you are taking any type of thyroid medication you must be aware of these interactions and prevent any side effects from occurring. 4 Ways How Drug Interactions Can Affect Your Thyroid 1. Some drugs can trigger a thyroid disease Antibiotics are … [Read more...]