autoimmune thyroiditis Archive

Got Hashimoto’s?

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Today we will talk about the mysterious Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Hashimoto’s is an inflammation in the thyroid gland, in which the immune system is aggressive towards the thyroid gland cells. What happens with Hashimoto’s? Environmental, hereditary, situational, and stress factors gradually have their general effect on the human body and an

Apple Kale Salad (AIP, Paleo)

Ingredients:  1 apple 3-4 cups small lacinato kale Dressing: 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 tsp Pink Himalayan salt 1/2 lemon juiced Directions: Chop kale and an apple. Mix all the ingredients of salad dressing and sprinkle over kale. Cover the salad with the dressing and put in the bowls.

The Role of Reverse T3 in Thyroid Function (Part 1)

Reverse T3 measurement is one of the important markers that need to be checked periodically while monitoring the thyroid supplemental hormone (supplementation with T4 or T4/T3 especially). Conventional medicine acknowledges that Reverse T3 concentrations are high in patients with chronic nonthyroidal illnesses due to such causes as hypoxia and impaired conversion of rT3 into T2.

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

Why Supplement with Thyroid Replacement Hormone

Do you feel tired and cannot wait to go to bed even though you have just woken up? Do you gain weight even though you are exercising 6 times a week at a local bootcamp (hey, stop doing chronic cardio and bootcamp right away)! Were you told that you had subclinical hypothyroidism? Does any little