Patients tell their own stories in new thyroid book

Dr. Josh Redd’s new thyroid book explores the emotional journey many patients experience of feeling ignored or overlooked while seeking recovery from Hashimoto’s and low thyroid function. His book, The Truth About Low Thyroid: Stories of Hope and Healing for Those Suffering with Hashimoto’s Low Thyroid Disease, chronicles the stories of about a dozen of his…

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Autoimmune gut-repair diet

We have received many emails from people asking what they can do immediately to manage their autoimmune condition. The science can be confusing and complex, especially to the person with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism who also suffers from brain fog, fatigue, and some loss of cognitive function. What people frequently fail to realize is that underlying all…

New research shows spinach, tomatoes, soy, and corn may be an immune trigger for multiple sclerosis

With immunologist Dr. Aristo Vojdani, PhD, I co-authored a study that found statistically significant associations between multiple sclerosis and spinach tomatoes, soy, and corn. We studied these food proteins because they share a similar protein with an autoimmune target site of nerve tissue called aquaporin. To read more about this research, visit this study. These…

Join me for Healthy Gut Summit Saturday, Feb. 14

Are you one of 70 million people suffering from digestive diseases in the United States?Discover how your digestive health is intimately linked to your immune, endocrine, circulatory and brain at The Healthy Gut Summit, free and online from February 9-16, 2015. This event features interviews with 32 respected thought leaders and physicians who share  new…

What you need to know about chelation, chemicals, and heavy metals when you have autoimmunity

Science has reliably proven that environmental pollutants, chemicals, and toxins can trigger autoimmunity. These chemicals include mercury, lead, benzene, solvents, and other compounds found in our everyday environment — carpets, mattresses, plastic utensils, plastic water bottles, fire retardants found in furniture and children’s pajamas, etc. Many people mistakenly believe the best thing to do in…

Breakthrough Hashimoto’s Diet Coming Soon

Although many people with Hashimoto’s find great success following a gluten-free, autoimmune, or Paleo diet, it’s clear these diets do not go the distance in managing Hashimoto’s for everyone. I recently worked with world-renowned immunologist Dr. Aristo Vojdani conducting research in complex cross-reactive mechanisms. We evaluated molecular mimicry between the entire thyroid axis and more…