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Star Trek’s Zoe Saldano recently revealed she has Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, a thyroid disease affecting millions of women that causes weight gain, fatigue, depression, cold hands and feet, brain fog, constipation, and many other symptoms. Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune thyroid disease. Autoimmunity is a condition in which the immune system attacks and destroys body tissue, in [...]

Still have hypothyroidism despite normal lab results?

Your doctor says your hypothyroid condition has been treated, but do you still suffer from symptoms of low thyroid function? Fatigue Weight gain Hair loss Constipation Depression Memory loss Cold hands and feet If so, you may suffer from Hashimoto's, an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid bland. Hypothyroidism is usually caused by [...]

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 [...]

Some women find they end their  pregnancy  with not only a new baby but a new hypothyroid condition as well. That's because normal immune shifts during pregnancy can trigger an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto's hypothyroidism, depending on genetics and other predisposing factors. The immune system can be looked as having two primary roles, one that reacts [...]

Can pregnancy cause hypothyroidism?

Question Why did pregnancy trigger my hypothyroidism? Answer Natural immune shifts during pregnancy, together with a genetic tendency and other predisposing factors, can trigger hypothyroidism in some women. Hypothyroidism is an immune disease for most For 90 percent of Americans, hypothyroidism is caused by Hashimoto's, an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and [...]

Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism: Ten things that cause leaky gut

The concept of leaky gut is becoming more widely accepted—even Dr. Oz talked about it on his show recently. Repairing leaky gut is an important strategy in managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, an autoimmune thyroid disease. It’s important to know the cause of leaky gut can be different for each person. For instance, it could be the [...]

Do you have Hashimoto’s and work out too much?

Although it's good to exercise regularly, working out too much could work against you, especially if you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. A new study found that older women (ages 60 to 72) who worked out two to four times a week burned more calories each day and found exercise more pleasurable than those who worked out [...]

Anemia: Deal breaker to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

If you have iron-deficiency anemia, it will be difficult to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Because it robs the cells of oxygen necessary for basic functions, anemia is a deal breaker when it comes to improving your health. Knowing how to identify and address anemia are crucial first steps to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. What is iron-deficiency [...]

If you have been following conventional advice, then you've been told to avoid fats to prevent heart disease. Turns out if you want to maintain a healthy vascular system and prevent heart disease, sugar is the target you want to seek out and eliminate. If you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, an autoimmune disease that attacks and [...]

Suffering from anxiety is like being held prisoner in a place where worry infuses every thought, your heart pounds, and the world seems jarring and disorienting. With anti-anxiety medications among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, Americans are clearly suffering. Though medications relieve the symptoms, they don't address the cause. Some causes [...]

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