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Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) is a medication that is typically used at a much lower dose than what is typically used to treat addiction or opioid dependence. It is an opioid antagonist, which means that it works by blocking the effects of opioids. It is thought to have a beneficial effect on the immune system and [...]

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the thyroid gland. This leads to inflammation and damage to the thyroid, which can result in a decrease in the production of thyroid hormones. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) [...]

Those with high blood pressure and heart disease know to avoid salt, but researchers have learned salt comes with another risk‚ÄĚ too much alters immune cells in a way that promotes¬† autoimmune disease. Examples of autoimmune disease include Hashimoto‚Äôs hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, lupus, and type 1 diabetes. Autoimmune disease rates have skyrocketed [...]

You could be developing an autoimmune disease, one of the most common diseases today, and are not aware of it. This is because autoimmune diseases sometimes start off as ‚Äúsilent‚ÄĚ autoimmunity. This means your immune system is attacking tissue in your body but the damage isn‚Äôt bad enough to cause symptoms yet. Autoimmune disease is [...]

It’s a constant refrain: We’re too stressed out. But how stressed out are we really? An adrenal saliva test can tell you whether your cortisol (the stress hormone) is too high or too low, whether your circadian rhythm (the sleep-wake cycle) is normal, and also pin point the cause of your symptoms: adrenal fatigue or [...]

  It doesn’t just make newborns and Grandpa grumpy√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚconstipation is a serious digestive issue that can significantly impact your health, and is common among those with Hashimoto‚Äôs hypothyroidism. Conventional medicine defines constipation as having hard stools with a bowel movement fewer than three times per week, and severe constipation as less than once a week. [...]

Numerous studies show a strong link between gluten intolerance and Hashimoto‚Äôs disease, an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid gland, causing hypothyroidism. This is because gluten has a molecular structure that closely resembles thyroid tissue ‚ÄĒ gluten sensitivity triggers an attack on the thyroid gland. Gluten (technically, the correct term is gliadin), is the protein [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL If you are on an elimination diet for your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, the holidays might be a source of serious anxiety. Sticking to a specialized diet can be enough of a challenge on a normal day. When we add in travel, unfamiliar restaurants and grocery stores, family events and social [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, meaning the immune system is attacking and destroying the thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s [...]

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