Category Archives for "Hashimoto’s"

What Causes Hashimoto’s Disease?

Have you been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), but find yourself experiencing both low thyroid and high thyroid symptoms? Do you feel worse despite taking medication? Do you have pernicious anemia, Celiac disease, or another autoimmune disease? Then you may have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. In this blog we’re taking a closer look at what causes […]

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Test for gluten intolerance if you have Hashimoto’s

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

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Is Hashimoto’s Causing Your Hypothyroidism?

If you have symptoms of hypothyroidism, how do you know if it’s caused by Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune thyroid disease? Although about 90 percent of hypothyroidism cases in the United States are caused by Hashimoto’s, most doctors do not test for it. Why? Because it does not change their treatment. However, it’s vitally important for you […]

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Feeling alone with Hashimoto’s? Celebrities have it too

One of the worst things about an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is how alone it can make you feel. Most autoimmune diseases do not have outwardly obvious symptoms. People with Hashimoto’s, most of whom are women, also know not to complain lest they be labeled a whiner or lazy. That’s why it’s so […]

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