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The Worst Thyroid Disease Symptoms

The list of symptoms associated with thyroid disease contains over 300 items. These symptoms present in varying degrees for different people, but despite the severity of the symptom, it’s still concerning. We asked a group of individuals what they thought …

Advice for Newly Diagnosed Thyroid Patients

Advice for Newly Diagnosed Thyroid Patients

Being diagnosed with thyroid disease can take a long time (sometimes even years). When the diagnosis is finally made there is a sense of relief – all your symptoms make sense. But there can also be a lot of questions …

If You Have Hashimoto’s, Should You Try the AIP Diet?

Hashimoto's and the AIP Diet

Autoimmune disorders frequently result in debilitating symptoms including extreme fatigue, inhibited cognitive function, and in the case of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, severe thyroid dysfunction. Many people living in America have grown up with a traditional western diet rife with inflammatory foods …

Thyroid Patients: Flu Shot or Not?

Thyroid Patients and the Flu Shot

Another flu season is upon us. It’s an annually recurring time in which there is an increase in the prevalence of the influenza (flu) virus. Countless individuals line up to receive the flu vaccination in hopes to diminish the effects …

7 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Your Thyroid (No Doctor Needed)

Thyroid disease is a hard condition to treat, let alone have, because so many physicians are ignorant when it comes to proper testing and treatment. But even if your physician refuses to give you the care and treatment you need, …

From Undiagnosed and Untreated to Happy with Hashimoto’s

It’s a common complaint, “My doctor sent me away with an antidepressant and said my symptoms were all in my head.” We know that’s not right and your doctor should know that, but unfortunately, that’s just not the case. Read …

Traumatic Brain Injury and Hypothyroidism

Football season is upon us. Your child may have already started practice for their upcoming season. You have undoubtedly heard about the risks associated with collision and potential concussions, but are you aware of TBI, traumatic brain injury, and the …

Hypothyroid Myopathy: A Cause of Muscle Pain

Muscle pain is to be expected after a good workout, a long walk or some other exercise-like activity, but it shouldn’t be expected on a daily basis or when you haven’t even exerted your muscles very much. Unfortunately, while it …

Jax: Idol and Thyroid Cancer Survivor

In a recent interview, American Idol star Jackie Cole, better known as Jax, revealed she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer earlier this year. She stated that, “It was very unexpected… When you’re 20 years old, you have this Superman entitlement …

Thyroid-Gut Connection

The thyroid and the gut; seemingly unrelated, but could actually be the missing link to understanding Hashimoto’s and other autoimmune diseases. The thyroid gland is located at the base of the neck and is vital for proper metabolism function and …