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Is there a Connection Between Histamine and Hashimoto’s?

At first glance, the immune system and thyroid disease may not seem to have much in common. However, research suggests that an important element of immune activity, histamine, and a thyroid condition called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis may be related. What is …

Thyroid Awareness Month: What is it and Why is it Important?

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Thyroid Patients + Tips on Keeping Them

Originally Posted December 2017Updated December 2019 New Year’s provides many opportunities for betterment and reinvention, and health is often a central component of our New Year’s resolutions. For those of us with a thyroid condition, striving for better health may …

How Weather Changes Affect Your Thyroid + 5 Cold Weather Tips

The lower temperatures felt in the winter months can be a source of contention among people. Some look forward to the opportunity to bundle up while others loathe the coming chill. Regardless of your feelings on the matter, a dip …

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself (and Your Thyroid) During the Holidays

Originally Posted December 2018Updated December 2019 Many responsibilities such as work events, social gatherings, time with the family, travel, and shopping make demands on our time as we move through the holidays. Unfortunately, many people neglect or overlook the most …

Can Magnesium Help Treat Thyroid Disease?

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that is used by many systems throughout the body such as the thyroid. Studies show that without an adequate supply of magnesium thyroid function can decline. Furthermore, research also suggests that long term magnesium deficiency …

To Our Supporters: A Special Thank You From The National Academy of Hypothyroidism

In the spirit of Thanksgiving we want to take a moment to extend our great thanks and gratitude to our loyal readers, followers, and supporters. Your continued support and readership has allowed us to strive further towards our goals of …

Thankful for My Thyroid Diagnosis

A guest post by The Invisible Hypothyroidism – Rachel Hill “Your antibodies are off the charts. Yep, you have an underactive thyroid.” As I heard my suspicions confirmed by the doctor, who gave me a diagnosis of autoimmune hypothyroidism so …

Comprehensive List of Thyroid Symptoms – Printable Checklist

We’ve put together a detailed checklist of thyroid symptoms, grouped by category. You can download and print this full thyroid symptom checklist as a PDF file, to fill out and take to your doctor, or to use to monitor your …

Thyroid Blood Tests Don’t Always Tell the Whole Story

Guest Post by Mary Shomon It’s a common scenario. A patient complains of fatigue, weight gain, brain fog, thinning hair, and feeling cold all the time – common symptoms of hypothyroidism, or too little thyroid hormone. But the “standard” TSH …

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