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The Hashimoto’s and Gluten Connection: Do you HAVE to go gluten free?

Do you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Are you considering going gluten free?

Maybe you are wondering if going gluten free will even be helpful, or if it is some sort of fad diet.

Maybe you've gone gluten free and it just isn't helping like you thought it would.

If so, you are in the right place. 

It turns out that going gluten free may be beneficial for many patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis but not for the reasons you might expect.

By evaluating the research we can determine why going gluten free may be a good idea if you have Hashimoto's: ​

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How Hashimoto’s Symptoms change over time + “Flare” up Symptoms

Hashimoto's symptoms can vary drastically from person to person. 

Couple that with the fact that the symptoms of Hashimoto's disease change through time and can "flare" due to certain triggers makes the disease even more difficult to diagnose and manage.

It turns out that your symptoms may be telling you something about your body and can help you determine the source and cause of your Hashimoto's disease.

Managing and treating the autoimmunity and inflammatory aspect of Hashimoto's is critical for reducing these symptoms.

Let's dive in: ​

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Anti TPO Thyroid Antibody Guide: Symptoms + Optimal Ranges & More

Your anti TPO antibody levels mean that your thyroid may be functioning sub-optimally. 

The presence of these antibodies indicate an inflammatory state in your body that needs to be treated. 

You can focus on certain therapies to help reduce these antibody levels and improve your thyroid function.

In this guide I will walk you through optimal ranges for thyroid lab tests (including thyroid peroxidase antibodies), the complete symptom list for patients with autoimmune thyroiditis and 5 steps to reduce these antibody levels.

Let's dive in: ​

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How to Lower TPO Antibodies: 5 Tips I use in my Practice

Are you struggling to lower your TPO antibodies? 

Many Doctors seems to blow off the fact that you have elevated TPO or Thyroperoxidase antibodies by saying that it doesn't effect treatment...

It turns out that is definitely NOT true. 

Not only does having TPO antibodies present in your serum indicate you may have inflammation and autoimmunity present, it also changes management and treatment of the patient.

This article will highlight several therapies that I've used successfully in previous patients to help them LOWER their TPO antibodies, LOWER inflammation and reduce autoimmunity...​

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Hashimoto’s Case Study: 50+ Pound Weight Loss on Naturethroid + AIP + LDN

If you have Hashimoto's or Hypothyroidism and weight loss feels impossible, then you need to read this patient case study.

​This is a case study from my office and I want to share it with you guys so you know that feeling better is NOT impossible. 

​It's not uncommon for me to receive emails like these: 

Patient case study on naturethroid and AIP

But for many patients out there suffering in the insurance model it can be difficult to get the care they need. 

So let's talk about what it takes to lose 50+ pounds, drop 40 inches and reduce Hashimoto symptoms by almost 100%. 

**Update 12/2/16:  Patient now down to 191.2 pounds from starting weight of 250. 50+ pounds lost over 9 months so far with pictures below and progress below:

You can find the exact same program this patient used to get these results by clicking here here. ​

Melanie side view 9 month follow up
Melanie side view before after 9 months

**Update 8/22/16: This patient has now lost 40+ pounds and over 40+ inches...

Melanie thyroid metabolism reset results side
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The 9 Best Supplements for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis of 2017 (Updated): 9 Supplements Every Thyroid Patients Needs

Do you ever get confused with which supplements you should or shouldn't be taking? 

The truth is this:

There are some specific supplements which are VERY helpful to patients with Hashimoto's and Hypothyroidism and there are a lot of others with a bunch of "hype" and no science or legitimacy backing their use. 

​Today I want to show you what I consider to be the Best Supplements for Hashimoto's and Hypothyroidism, but more specifically... 

Why I like them. ​

​These supplements are the same ones I use on my private patients and they have scientific evidence backing them. 

Let's look at the facts and the science so you can get on the right track to feeling better and not only treating your Hahsimoto's but reverse it...

If you want the quick version here is the top supplements I recommend for patients with Hashimoto's in 2017 (keep reading for detailed information on why these are helpful)

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The Brain Fog and Hashimoto’s Connection [4 Tips to Heal Your Brain]

Are you suffering from debilitating Brain Fog

Do you also have Hashimoto's disease?

These conditions are commonly linked and can represent a much larger problem...

​Brain fog is a SERIOUS problem and it should not be ignored. 

If you have brain fog (or ANY neurologic symptom) it's a sign that you have brain degeneration. And that means your brain is being damaged.

So let's talk about what you can do to stop damaging your brain and get back your life and your memory:

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Top 5 Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Medical Questions and Answers [From over 1,000 Hashimoto’s Patients]

You asked, I answered...

I've asked over 1,000 patients with Hashimoto's what their BIGGEST problem was related to Hashimoto's and their health overall.

To date I've now answered hundreds of your top questions and I've found that many ​of you have the same concerns. These concerns range from how to diagnose and find out if you have thyroid problems to how to properly lose weight with Hashimoto's

Because of this trend I decided to put together this post that outlines the top Hashimoto's thyroiditis medical questions and answers based on more than 1,000 patients with Hashimoto's.

As you know, my goal is to provide high quality information that is actionable but also that allows you to be an advocate for your own health! ​With that in mind, please feel free to share this with anyone you think it will help. 

Let's dive in...​

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How to Lose Weight with Hashimoto’s: Step-by-Step Guide + 9 Exclusive Tips I use in my Practice

Do you have Hashimoto's and feel like it's impossible to lose weight?

You're not alone:

Many patients with Hashimoto's struggle with the same problem! In fact it's one of the biggest complaints I get from patients who see me in my office.

The truth is...

Losing weight with Hashimoto's can be difficult but it isn't impossible - you just need to have the right information so you can start taking action today.

I'm going to teach you how to lose weight with Hashimoto's and give you the exclusive tips that I give to my patients who see me in the office which have helped HUNDREDS of Hashimoto patients lose weight. 

You can also find out more information about my weight loss program for hypothyroid patients here. ​

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The Best Hashimoto’s Diet: How to Lose Weight and Feel Better

If you've ever been confused about what to eat because of your Hashimoto's then this is the article for you. 

I'm going to take away the guessing game that is your Diet...

Reduce your stress about what foods you should be eating and what foods you should be avoiding...

So that you can get back to what's important:

Healing your autoimmune disease.

This article is going to go over how you should be approaching your diet after your diagnosis of Hashimoto's.

And here's the thing:

There is no one-size-fits-all diet that you should be following!

Everyone is completely different and that means the diet you need is not the same as your friends or someone on your support group. 

This article will teach you everything you need to know to get started and feel confident you are on the right track...

So let's jump in: ​

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