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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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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 to Avoid in Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Yes, you can Improve Hashimoto’s Through Diet One 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 …

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how to use testosterone to treat hashimoto's thyroiditis

Testosterone: My Secret Remedy for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

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 MedicationEvery single day patients with Hashimoto’s reach out to me asking about natural therapies.  These questions all have one thing in common: They want to know if there is some alternative to thyroid medication or if it’s possible to completely avoid using it.  My answer is always something like this: I’ve personally seen many patients …

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signs and symptoms of inflammation in Hashimoto's

6 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 Guide: Normal Ranges Explained

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 …

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hashimoto's blood tests

Hashimoto’s Blood Tests (Which Test You NEED & What they mean)

Testing for Hashimoto’s (Because your doctor won’t!)Hashimoto’s is the #1 cause of hypothyroidism in the United States.  This means that there is a HUGE chance that you have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis if you have low thyroid function in any degree.  And, believe it or not, despite the fact that Hashimoto’s is so common does not mean that it …

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