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How to Stop Hashimoto's Hair Loss: 3 Types & 4 Causes to Know

How to Stop Hashimoto’s Hair Loss: 3 Types & 4 Causes to Know

Yes, Hashimoto’s Can Take Your Hair Hair loss is one of the most concerning symptoms that patients with Hashimoto’s have to deal with.  It’s right up there with weight gain and fatigue and it’s something that I get emails and questions about on a weekly if not daily basis.  Here’s why it’s a problem:  Because …

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Magnesium and Hashimoto's: 5 Big Reasons You Need it

Magnesium and Hashimoto’s: 5 Big Reasons You Need it

Patients with Hashimoto’s are at Increased Risk of Developing Magnesium Deficiency Magnesium is one of 3 main nutrients required to prevent thyroid gland damage inside of your body and, unfortunately, thyroid patients often don’t get enough.  If you are struggling with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, thyroid gland damage, inflammation, or poor thyroid lab tests, then this information …

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thyroid peroxidase antibodies testing and more

Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies: Lab Test, High Levels & More

What is Thyroid Peroxidase? As a thyroid patient, you should probably know a little bit about the protein known as thyroid peroxidase.  For starters, it’s one of, if not, the most important enzymes in your thyroid.  It is responsible for ensuring that your body can actually produce thyroid hormone.  If there is ANYTHING wrong with …

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6 root causes of hashimoto's thyroiditis

6 Root Causes of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – The Triggers of Thyroid Autoimmunity

The Importance of Finding Your Root Cause The idea of finding the root cause of your medical conditions is very appealing to many patients.  After all, if you can find the thing that CAUSED your condition wouldn’t it then be possible to treat that problem and reverse your disease? Well, yes and no.  This idea …

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hashimoto's diet myths debunked

7 Hashimoto’s Diet Myths Debunked & Why They Aren’t True

The Food you Eat Can and Does Impact Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis The food that you put into your mouth and into your body can either have a positive or negative impact on Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.  I’m definitely not disputing that.  But in this article, I want to dispute some of the so-called “facts” that float around the …

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how hashimoto's antibodies change over time

How Hashimoto’s Antibodies Progress & Fluctuate Over Time

What Thyroid Antibodies Mean for your Body and your Thyroid Thyroid antibodies have become somewhat of the hallmark of the autoimmune thyroid condition known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.  While you can certainly have Hashimoto’s even without having thyroid antibodies, most people still associate Hashimoto’s with thyroid antibodies.  What antibodies am I talking about? I’m talking about …

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the 6 stages of hashimoto's thyroiditis

6 Stages of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis That ALL Patients Progress Through

Hashimoto’s Progresses Through Certain Stages Over Time Every single patient with Hashimoto’s will go through the same stages over the course of their disease.  These stages outline are important because they outline exactly what will happen to you, provided you let your disease smolder and damage your thyroid.  It’s not all bad news, though.  By …

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