Hashimoto’s and Leg Swelling

Leg Swelling Calf Pain

Hashimoto’s Leg Swelling and Calf pain There are many side effects related to hypothyroidism caused by autoimmune thyroid disease.   Skin tissues are often affected and one of the most frustrating signs is a condition called myxedema which can happen anywhere on the body, especially on the face and eyelids.  It is also troubling when myxedema…

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What’s the Link Between Shoulder Pain & Hashimoto’s?


It’s been my observation that so many women who have Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism often report symptoms of random shoulder pain.  I’ve experienced the problem personally a few times and at one point started to wonder if there could be a link between shoulder pain and Hashimoto’s. Guess what?  There is! My Hashimoto’s and Shoulder Pain…

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Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms What You Can Do

Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms

Magnesium deficiency is a genuine problem in our country, with some estimates indicating it affects 50 to 70% of Americans. This essential trace element is responsible for over 300 enzymatic processes in the human body, specifically contributing to muscle movement, blood pressure regulation, bone health, energy transport during the metabolic process and glucose metabolism.  In…

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Hashimotos Diet – Determine Your Body Type

Hashimotos Diet and Body Type

Determining Your Somatotype for the Best Hashimoto’s Diet {{for you}} If you search the internet for the most popular Hashimoto’s diet from over the last few decades, you will find suggested eating plans based on anything from food point values to blood types.  Other dietary theories promote the elimination of specific food groups.  One consideration…

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Mold Sickness What You Should Know

Mold Sickness Thyroid Nurse Holistic Thyroid Care

Today’s guest post was written by Pattie Rose, MSN, FNP-BC, ABAAHP of HealingMoldSickness. A Mold Sickness Story We all have a story. Our stories in life can catapult us into having a “mission,” a “calling,” or “purpose.” As health providers, our personal medical story gives us increased compassion for patients going through similar health issues…

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Lemongrass Essential Oil


Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil Lemongrass essential oil is one of my all time personal favorites; it’s actually one of my main go-to essential oils that use on a regular basis for a variety of issues. Lemongrass is particularly good for inflammation, hair loss, digestion, and infections. If you have Hashimoto’s or other any thyroid…

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Key Triggers of Inflammation and Hashimoto’s

hashimoto's inflammation

Chronic inflammation affects every aspect of your health and overall well-being.  It can be mysterious at first, especially in Hashimoto’s.  From where it begins, to the triggers, signs, and symptoms, it isn’t always straightforward to assess, much less address which is the main point.  Inflammation must be addressed at its root. Unless you turn off the actual cause…

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Mega Sporebiotic: What’s the Real Benefit?

MegaSporebiotic: What’s the Real Benefit? The use of spores as probiotics is highly important as spores are designed to survive through the gastric system and colonize well to produce the needed effects. Additionally, spores make a potent impact in the gut since the spore population in the gut is low enough that the 4 billion…

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Vitamin D And Autoimmune Disease

Vitamin D and Autoimmune Disease

Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin.” When our skin is exposed to ultraviolet light, a cascade of events occurs to manufacture vitamin D in the body. It’s pretty amazing how it works and the process of making vitamin D also relies on adequate levels of cholesterol and functions of the liver and kidneys.…

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Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism and Insulin Resistance

Hashimotos Hypothyroidism or Insulin Resistance

Common Symptoms of Insulin Resistance Insulin resistance has become so prevalent due to our modern lifestyle, lack of daily exercise, and a high intake of carbohydrates. When patients are advised to go gluten-free one of the mistakes I see them make is opting for a wide variety of packaged products labeled gluten-free whether it be…

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