Strong links between Hashimoto’s and autoimmunity exist

In Episode 23 of Hashimoto’s: Solving the Puzzle episode I discuss the links between gluten sensitivity and Hashimoto’s. Contrary to popular belief, gluten intolerance is not a fad. Rates of gluten intolerance have risen dramatically in recent decades due to many factors of industrialization. Unsurprisingly, significant links exist between gluten and autoimmunity, particularly Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. People…

The best diet for hypothyroidism

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. Outdated myths persist when it comes to the best diets for hypothyroidism. In a nutshell, the best diet for Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is one tailored to your your individual needs.  But first, let’s clear up some erroneous thyroid diet advice. Hypothyroidism diet…

The best (and worst) supplements for your thyroid

The best (and worst) supplements for your thyroid

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. Not all thyroid supplements are equally effective – in fact, some can actually make your hypothyroid symptoms worse. Before we go over the best and worst supplements for your thyroid, you first need to understand some of the underlying mechanisms of…

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…

Hyperthyroidism

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?…