Thyroid Disease & Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Cold temperatures have an effect on many people – especially for those with autoimmune disease.  What I’d like to share with you today is about a bizarre set of symptoms related to winter weather but also to Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism.  Several years ago when I initially experienced painful symptoms that felt like frostbite in my hands…

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Your Thyroid Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Thanksgiving Menu Dinner Table

It’s never been easier to enjoy a stress-free holiday with family & friends thanks to my delicious thyroid-safe Thanksgiving dinner menu recipes!  It’s the time of year to give thanks for all that we’re blessed with but holiday dinner gatherings can sometimes trigger stress, fear, and anxiety for those of us with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism simply…

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Are These Dietary Sources of Fluoride Depressing Your Thyroid?

Dietary Sources of Fluoride

Today’s guest post is by my friend Melissa Gallico.  She addresses the dangers of fluoride and fluoridated water and possible dietary sources of fluoride that may be causing low thyroid function. →Be sure to check out “About the Author” below. Topics which will be discussed include: Dietary Sources of Fluoride and Low-Thyroid Function Melissa’s Personal Health…

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Green Smoothies for Hashimoto’s and Your Thyroid

Green Smoothies for Hashimotos and Thyroid Health

Green Smoothies for Hashimoto’s & Your Thyroid The right kind of nutrition is necessary for everyone, and it is essential for people with Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism or any autoimmune disease for that matter. This is why I love green smoothies for Hashimoto’s and thyroid health.  Hashimoto’s is not what I consider a “thyroid disease,” per se,…

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Suboptimal Thyroid Function

Suboptimal Thyroid Function

Have you ever been told your thyroid labs are normal and yet you regularly experience symptoms such as unexplained fatigue, weight gain, depression, stress, anxiety, dry skin, feeling cold, brain fog, and low libido?  These vague and often troubling symptoms are often difficult to diagnose and are usually dismissed by physicians as “just getting older.” …

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Gut Health & Your Second Brain

Gut Health Second Brain

Gut Health – Second Brain Gut Health and the Second Brain.  Have you heard about this?  Sounds like something from a science fiction movie! The truth is, there has been some discussion recently about the health of the gut.  According to Johns Hopkins Medical Center, one of the most well-respected hospitals and medical schools in the…

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Fatigue & Hashimotos: Should You Avoid Exercise?

Fatigue Disturbed Energy Field

  Have you ever wondered HOW are you supposed to exercise when you’re so fatigued that you almost can’t get out of bed? The truth is that resting too much is a contributing factor to fatigue. We were made to move but when it comes to Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, fatigue is often more than a small struggle. The…

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Can Chronic Stress Trigger Thyroid Autoimmunity?

Chronic Stress & Autoimmune Thyroid Disease I’m so excited to share today’s guest post written by Dr. Eric Osansky of Natural Endocrine Solutions. There are many different root causes and factors which can lead to the development of an autoimmune thyroid disease. Some of these include food allergens, infections, and environmental toxins.  What you may…

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Hair Loss Natural Remedies for Women with Hashimoto’s

Hair Loss and Woman's Hairbrush

Hair loss afflicts everyone. As a matter of fact, all of us normally lose up to 100 hairs every day. About the same amount usually grows back again – or so we hope.  Actual hair loss occurs when hair fails to replace itself or when an excessive amount falls out. Women often lose hair during…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) What You Can Do

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Report with Stethoscope

True to many people’s experience, the bowel can be extremely sensitive to stress.  In the condition which is known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stressors disrupt the digestive tract’s rhythmic contractions, which is why this syndrome has also been called, descriptively, spastic colon.  Because of these irregular contractions, food and waste do not move through the…

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