Hashimotos Thyroiditis: Taking the Time to Find the Root Cause

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in autoimmune, Book Review, Dr. Kharrazian, Dr. Thomas O'Bryan, Functional Medicine, gluten sensitivity, hashimotos thyroiditis, Newly Diagnosed | 2 comments

I am taking a break from my month long “Let’s Go Gluten Free Series” in order to bring this blog back to “ground zero.” Ground Zero on this blog has always been a search for the root cause of Hashimoto’s. Anyone who has been following me for the last 9-10 years has come away with the understanding that I have always felt we would find the root cause….one day! Well, that day is on its way faster than ever!

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Hashimotos Thyroiditis: Help! I Don’t Know What To Do First!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2013 in autoimmune, Dr. Thomas O'Bryan, Functional Medicine, gluten sensitivity, hashimotos thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, Newly Diagnosed, The GAPS Diet, thyroid disease, thyroiditis, Wheat Intolerance | 3 comments

  There are many things that go through the mind as you learn of your new diagnoses of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. However, what I have found is that these questions don’t go away after a year, or two, or three. In fact, I’m over 20 years now with Hashimoto’s and the confirmation that this is a “journey” as described in my previous post here, is still at the forefront of my mind. But for those who are relatively new to this condition, perhaps it is appropriate to help clear up some of these questions a bit. We have all kinds of areas to address when it comes to an autoimmune disease. At the top of my head there is everything including diet, exercise, hormone imbalance, insulin levels, food sensitivities, emotional issues, brain fog, thyroid medication, supplementation, gluten sensitivity awareness, and many, many more areas. It took a while for me to realize that the best way to deal with Hashimoto’s was a whole body approach. It’s like a full scale “goose chase” to do anything different.

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