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hashimoto's vs graves' disease: the main differences

Hashimoto’s vs Graves’ Disease: Differences & Similarities

Hashimoto’s and Graves’ Disease: What’s the Difference?Let me start off by saying that both Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are completely different disease states.  Despite there being a big difference in these two disease states there is a surprising amount of overlap between them as well.  Which is why many patients probably get confused.  Perhaps the most simple …

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the connection between hashimoto's and hives

The Connection Between Hashimoto’s and Hives & How to Stop it

Hives are Common Among Patients with Hashimoto’sThere is a big connection between hives and Hashimoto’s disease.  But what does this actually mean for your body or for your thyroid?  Is it a sign that something else is wrong in your body? And if so, how do you manage it? Today we are going to explore the connection between …

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iodine and Hashimotos? Is it safe to take this nutrient

Iodine & Hashimoto’s: Why It’s Not as Harmful As you Think

The Hashimoto’s and Iodine Controversy ExplainedWill iodine flare up your Hashimoto’s and cause more damage to your thyroid gland or will it resolve your symptoms completely? Well… it depends on who you ask.  If you ask me, iodine is an amazing nutrient that is incredibly beneficial to thyroid patients including those WITH Hashimoto’s.  If you ask someone who …

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the 6 main causes of hashimoto's fatigue

6 Causes of Hashimoto’s fatigue + How to Restore Your Energy

Low Energy, Fatigue, and Hashimoto’s: Do they Have to go Together? As someone with Hashimoto’s, I probably don’t need to remind you how you feel from day to day.  It’s not uncommon for women (and men) with this condition to suffer from what some refer to as debilitating fatigue.  This is the type of fatigue that keeps you …

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4 things doctors get wrong about Hashimoto's thyroiditis

4 Things Doctors Get Wrong About Hashimoto’s: Why You Don’t Feel Well

4 Things your Doctor will say about Hashimoto’s which are absolutely FalseHashimoto’s thyroiditis is the #1 cause of low thyroid in the United States.  And despite the fact that overwhelming numbers of patients suffer from Hashimoto’s, doctors are still mostly clueless when it comes to this condition.  Why are doctors so wrong when it comes to this …

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10 foods every patient with Hashimoto's thyroiditis should avoid

10 Foods Hashimoto’s Patients Should Avoid Like the Plague

Yes, you can Improve Hashimoto’s Through DietOne of the best things, and worst things, about Hashimoto’s, is that your diet has a powerful impact on how you are feeling.  But, as you will find, this is a double-edged sword.  Good in the sense that you HAVE control over how you are feeling (to some degree) but bad …

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how to use testosterone to treat hashimoto's thyroiditis

Testosterone: My Secret Remedy for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis + 4 Benefits

A Secret Therapy that you can use to treat Hashimoto’s NaturallyAs someone with Hashimoto’s, I probably don’t need to tell you that there aren’t many official medications or therapies available to treat your condition.  That’s why this topic is so exciting.  Testosterone is a sort of secret therapy that can be used to treat and manage Hashimoto’s …

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how to treat hashimoto's thyroiditis without thyroid medication

Case Study: How to Treat Hashimoto’s WITHOUT Thyroid Medication

Treating Hashimoto’s without Thyroid MedicationIs it possible to treat Hashimoto’s thyroiditis through natural therapies and without thyroid medication? I’ve been saying that the answer is yes for a long time and this case study perfectly illustrates how this is possible.  Today we are going to walk through a case study of a Hashimoto’s patient, Jennifer, who was …

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signs and symptoms of inflammation in Hashimoto's

Signs & Symptoms of Inflammation in Hashimoto’s

Inflammation Damages your ThyroidYou should really think about Hashimoto’s disease as a disease of inflammation.  I know that it’s an autoimmune disease but what is an autoimmune disease if not a problem with your immune system? And because the immune system controls and regulates the inflammatory system, these systems are really one and the same.  This is great …

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thyroglobulin antibody_ What it means for your body

Thyroglobulin Antibody: Normal Ranges + What it Means if they are High

What is a Thyroglobulin Antibody? (In plain English)Let’s make this super easy: Thyroglobulin is an important protein found directly in your thyroid gland.  This protein plays an important role in helping your body CREATE thyroid hormone, STORE thyroid hormone, and RELEASE (1) thyroid hormone.  Thyroglobulin antibodies are antibodies that your own immune system creates which ATTACK this particular protein.  You …

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