How Hypothyroidism causes depression and anxiety

How hypothyroidism causes depression and anxiety

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. If you struggle with chronic depression, anxiety, or other mood disorders, you may suffer from undiagnosed hypothyroidism. A thyroid hormone deficiency can cause multiple brain-based symptoms. This is because thyroid hormones play an important role in the function of many areas…

Environmental chemicals and hypothyroidism

Environmental Chemicals and Hypothyroidism

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. This article is an introduction to some concepts I explore in more detail in my course Hashimoto’s: Solving the puzzle. Failing to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism can worsen your reaction to the everyday toxins and heavy metals in our environment. Each…

Seven ways the thyroid affects gut health

How hypothyroidism affects gut health

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. If you’ve been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, you should know low thyroid function can impact your gut health. This is why it’s important to properly manage the underlying mechanisms of your hypothyroidism. An intimate relationship exists between your gastrointestinal tract and your…

How Hypothyroidism Affects Your Appearance

Listen to the podcast on iTunes (also available on major podcast platforms). Watch on YouTube. You might not realize how much an underactive thyroid can affect your physical appearance. Inflammation associated with hypothyroidism impact the skin, hair, nails, and joints. To effectively deal with this inflammation, it’s important to understand why your thyroid isn’t functioning…

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7 Ways Hypothyroidism Affects Your Body and Brain

Listen to the Podcast. Watch the video. A thyroid hormone deficiency slows metabolism and disrupts many basic bodily functions. When looking to understand your thyroid symptoms, you need to understand: What is causing your underactive thyroid in the first place. The impact hypothyroidism can have on both your physical health and your brain function if…

Do probiotics really work to improve your gut health?

Have you ever bought an expensive bottle of probiotics and wondered, do probiotics really work? The short answer is yes, but only to some degree.  A few things are important to know when it comes to probiotics: When are they beneficial, and when are they not? Are there better ways to achieve your gastrointestinal goals?…

Can you cure autoimmune disease? The difference between cure and remission

(To watch the video associated with this post, visit this page and look for the video, “Is autoimmunity curable?” or watch it on YouTube.) I recently learned through social media that people can get angry when you tell them autoimmunity is incurable, but this is because of confusion about the difference between cure and remission.…

Gluten is primarily a brain issue and a common trigger of brain autoimmunity

Research shows most cases of gluten sensitivity manifest in the brain — not the gut. Gluten’s impact on the brain is so well established that some researchers refer to gluten sensitivity as a neurological disease. Gluten is one of the most immune reactive foods — no other food is more of a trigger for neurological dysfunction…

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Bloating and poor digestion? Three causes of low pancreatic enzymes

If you experience bloating and poor digestion, you may need to take a look at whether you’re producing enough pancreatic enzymes. This is an important step in addressing digestive dysfunction in an organized “north-to-south” sequence. If any single step along the way is out of balance, the entire system will be less efficient and any…