Inflammation & Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Chronic Inflammation & Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Part I Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.  Any medical term with the suffix “Itis” refers to an inflammatory condition or disease.  In this case, it refers to inflammation of the thyroid gland caused by autoimmunity known as Hashimoto’s, hence the term Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Think of chronic inflammation & Hashimoto’s thyroiditis as a fire burning out of control. Unlike…

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Your Gut is the Gateway to Health

Your-Gut-Gateway-to-Health

An explosion of scientific research worldwide is providing new insights into the importance of the gut as “the gateway to good health” and giving new meaning to the phrase “you are what you eat.” The neglected organ has been subject to increasing scrutiny as technological advances are revealing the health of your gut is the…

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Low Carb Diets and Thyroid Disease

Low Carb Diets and Thyroid Disease

I’m sure you’ve encountered a doctor who at some point advised you  to “eat less and exercise more.”  We ladies with Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism hear it all the time, right?  With that said, and because it can be a challenge to lose weight, it can be difficult to avoid the temptation to be on a…

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Holiday Mocktails

Holiday Gathering Mocktails

Holiday Mocktails Celebrate in style without compromising your health with 15 delicious and simple thyroid-safe holiday mocktails! In my 15 Refreshing Holiday Mocktails Guide, you’ll enjoy gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free beverages like: POMEGRANATE SPARKLER with HOMEMADE GINGER ALE KOMBUCHA MIMOSA CARROT CARDAMOM APERITIF ORANGE CREAM MIMOSA THAI DAISY …and more!   You may also enjoy: 8…

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TSH: What You and Your Doctor Need to Know

TSH What You and Your Doctor Need to Know

The following is a guest post TSH: What You and Your Doctor Need to Know is by my colleagues at FunctionalMedicineUniversity. If you are a practitioner and interested in learning how to apply the principles of functional medicine in your practice, I invite you to visit Functional Medicine Coaching Academy | An IFM Collaboration™ TSH: What…

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Woman with Thyroid Disease

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Woman with Thyroid Disease

It’s true in that we all have a friend who has thyroid disease, whether it be Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or hypothyroidism (or both); or perhaps even secondary autoimmune disease. With my Holiday Gift Ideas for Women with Thyroid Disease, you can show them you care and understand what they go through on a daily basis. From substantial gifts…

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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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