autoimmune disease Archive

My Hashimoto’s Story

3 Years Before Being Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Eating SAD (Standard American Diet of “healthy” low-fat whole-grain bagels, cereals, and cheese). After Treatment with Nature-Throid and AIP Diet (8 Years Later)   Recently, I have been looking through my pictures and, by accident, saw a picture of myself in 2011. In 2011, we just moved to

The Magic of Castor Oil

Have you heard of Castor Oil and its’ magical uses? I will start with my post here and will talk about the most interesting uses of castor oil! “The Palm of Christ” Landscape designers love a beautiful tall shrub with burgundy openwork leaves. It looks advantageous in any composition.  It is interesting that in the

Why TSH is not the Best Marker of Thyroid Function

TSH stands for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone and is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain. The simplistic view of produced hormones looks like this: TRH (Hypothalamus – part of the brain) -> TSH (Pituitary – part of the brain) -> Thyroid hormone Free T4 (Thyroid) -> Conversion of Free T4 to Free T3. TSH

Coconut Creme Brulee

Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 10 oz coconut water 1 tbsp honey 2 tsp arrowroot starch 2 tsp Gelatin Directions: Pour coconut milk and honey into a pan and set over medium heat. Whisk 2 tsp of starch slowly. Bloom gelatin with 2 tbsp of water in a glass. When coconut milk starts bubbling, take it off

Histamine Intolerance and Allergies, Migraines, and More

Histamine intolerance (HIT) happens in 2 different ways: A build-up of histamine as a result of eating foods high in histamine and your body inability to break down consumed histamine. Your body breaks down histamine with the help of Diamine oxidase (DAO) and histamine N-methyltransferase (HNMT). A release of histamine from your cells as a